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  1. employ

    • IPA[ɪmˈplɔɪ]

    英式

    • v.
      give work to (someone) and pay them for it;keep occupied
    • n.
      the state of being employed for wages or a salary;employment
    • verb: employ, 3rd person present: employs, gerund or present participle: employing, past tense: employed, past participle: employed

    • 釋義
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. give work to (someone) and pay them for it:

      the firm employs 150 people

      temporary staff can be employed to undertake the work

    • 2. keep occupied:

      the newcomers are employed in developing the technology into a product

    • 3. make use of:

      the methods they have employed to collect the data

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. the state of being employed for wages or a salary:

      I started work in the employ of a grocer

    • 2. employment:

      her place of employ

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