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1‘Christine found employment as a clerk’
job, post, position, situation, day job, occupation, profession, trade, livelihood, career, business, line, line of work, calling, vocation, craft, pursuit
work, labour, service
informal racket, game
2‘they forbid the employment of children under ten years old’
hiring, hire, engagement, engaging, taking on, signing up, enrolment, enrolling, commissioning, enlisting
3‘the employment of nuclear weapons’
use, utilization, implementation, application, exercise
putting into operation
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