employment
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employment(
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ploy
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muhnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (work)
a. el empleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Employment levels reached historic lows before slowly climbing to current levels.Los niveles de empleo alcanzaron mínimos históricos antes de subir lentamente a los niveles actuales.
b. el trabajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mateo sought employment at a radio station.Mateo buscó trabajo en una estación de radio.
2. (act of employing)
a. la contratación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The current government has made employment of recent graduates a key priority.El gobierno actual ha hecho la contratación de jóvenes recién graduados una prioridad clave.
3. (use)
a. el empleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(tool, force)
The employment of game mechanics is becoming common in marketing.El empleo de mecánicas de juego se vuelve común en el márketing.
b. el uso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His newest book details the employment of armor in World War II.Su libro más reciente detalla el uso de la armadura en la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (occupational)
a. laboral
There has been a rise of employment opportunities in the area.Ha habido un aumento en las oportunidades laborales en la zona.
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employment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (work)
a. el empleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to be in employmenttener un (puesto de) trabajo, estar empleado(a)
to be without employmentno tener empleo, estar desempleado(a) or
2. (commerce)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
employment agency or bureauagencia de colocaciones
3. (use; of tool, force)
a. el empleo m, uso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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employment [ɪmˈplɔɪmənt]
noun
empleo (m); trabajo (m)
to be in employment tener empleo or trabajo; to find employment encontrar empleo or trabajo; to give employment to emplear a; dar trabajo a; to look for employment buscar empleo or trabajo; conditions of employment condiciones (f) de empleo; full employment pleno empleo (m); a high level of employment un alto nivel de empleo; her employment prospects are poor tiene pocas posibilidades de colocarse; Secretary (of State) for or Minister of Employment (Britain) Secretary for Employment (US) Ministro (m) de Trabajo
Department of Employment (Britain) Ministerio (m) de Trabajo
modifier
employment agency (n) agencia (f) de colocación
employment exchange (n) (Britain) oficina (f) de empleo
employment office (n) (US) oficina (f) de empleo
employment statistics (n) estadística (f) del empleo; cifras (f) del paro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "employment"
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employment status
la situación laboral
employment history
historial laboral
employment rate
la tasa de empleo
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