em·ploy / emˈploi/ • v. [tr.] 1. give work to (someone) and pay them for it: the firm employs 150 people. ∎ keep occupied: most of the newcomers are employed in developing the technology into a product. 2. make use of: the methods they have employed to collect the data. • n. [in sing.] the state or fact of being employed for wages or a salary: I started work in the employ of a grocer and wine merchant. DERIVATIVES: em·ploy·a·bil·i·ty n. em·ploy·a·ble adj.
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