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  • n  the state of being employed or having a job
    they are looking for employment
    he was in the employ of the city
  • v  put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
  • v  engage or hire for work
    How many people has she employed?

  • The Alaska Club is one of thousands of fitness centers that now employ professional chefs who have moved gym food from granola and smoothies to gourmet cuisine.
  • With its multiple eyes and supernumerary nostrils, the Aztek looks deformed and scary, something that dogs bark at and cathedrals employ to ring bells (cf.
  • Borrowing an idea from a science fiction story about predicting the weather, Emeagwali decided that rather than using 8 expensive supercomputers he would employ thousands of .
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  • Ben Bernanke in USA Today
    Bernanke told the conference, organized by the Chicago Fed, that the central bank "will do all that we can to prevent fraud and abusive lending and to ensure that lenders employ sound underwriting practices and make effective disclosures to...
  • John McCain in The Age
    We know that they are being in fact manufactured and smuggled into this country, and we know that training does go on in Iran for people to learn how to assemble them and how to employ them. We know that training has gone on as recently as this... William Caldwell http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_B._Caldwell&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEoVhhFGzS9uPLV-9ZmjEJ6wBJP-A International Herald Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/04/11/africa/ME-GEN-Iraq.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHYa7TtFt0ITlfhcw0nkSoLnIfsuA Apr 10, 2007 32708 42056 employ The question Joe asked about our economy is important, because Senator Obama's plan would raise taxes on small businesses that employ 16 million Americans," McCain told a rally in Miami. "Senator Obama's plan will kill those jobs at just the...

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