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employment

em·ploy·ment

employment

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm ploI mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: the condition of having a job for which you receive payment.
His employment at that store lasted six years.
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The word employment contains the following part:
-ment Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or instance of
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The suffix -ment attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.