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employment

em·ploy·ment

employment

 
pronunciation:
ihm ploI mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an instance or act of employing.
synonyms:
application, exercise, use, utilization
similar words:
exertion, occupation, usage
definition 2: the condition of being employed.
synonyms:
engagement, use
similar words:
hire
definition 3: an occupation, esp. for wages or a salary; work; job.
synonyms:
job, occupation, work
similar words:
business, career, employ, labor, pay, position, post, profession, pursuit, vocation
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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.