English noun: employment
|1.||employment (state) the state of being employed or having a job|
|Samples||They are looking for employment.|
He was in the employ of the city.
|2.||employment (act) the occupation for which you are paid|
|Samples||He is looking for employment.|
A lot of people are out of work.
|Broader (hypernym)||business, job, line, line of work, occupation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||booking, coaching, coaching job, engagement, ministry, navigation, paper route, piecework, public service, sailing, seafaring, service, services, telecommuting, teleworking, work load, workload|
|3.||employment (act) the act of giving someone a job|
|Narrower (hyponym)||booking, call-back, reservation, shape-up|
|4.||employment (act) the act of using|
|Samples||He warned against the use of narcotic drugs.|
Skilled in the utilization of computers.
|Synonyms||exercise, usage, use, utilisation, utilization|
|Narrower (hyponym)||abuse, application, development, exploitation, misuse, play, practical application, practice, recycling|