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employ

US [ɪmˈplɔɪ]
UK [ɪm'plɔɪ]
  • v.使用;雇用;运用;应用
  • n.使用;雇用;服务;工作
  • Web雇佣;聘请;利用
Simple Present:employs  Present Participle:employing  Past Tense:employed  
Employ
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v.
1.
雇用to give sb a job to do for payment
How many people does the company employ?
这家公司雇用了多少人?
For the past three years he has been employed as a firefighter.
三年来他一直受雇当消防员。
A number of people have been employed to deal with the backlog of work.
已雇来一些人处理积压的工作。
2.
~ sth
应用;运用;使用to use sth such as a skill, method, etc. for a particular purpose
He criticized the repressive methods employed by the country's government.
他指责了这个国家政府采取的镇压手段。
The police had to employ force to enter the building.
警察不得不强行进入大楼。
IDM
She was employed in making a list of all the jobs to be done.
她忙着把要做的所有工作列一个清单。
be employed in doing sth
从事,忙于(做某事)if a person or their time isemployed in doing sth , the person spends time doing that thing
She was employed in making a list of all the jobs to be done.
她忙着把要做的所有工作列一个清单。
n.
IDM
in sbs employ|in the employ of sb
替某人工作;为某人所雇用working for sb; employed by sb

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