Employment

Em*ploy"ment

(?), n. 1. The act of employing or using; also, the state of being employed.
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2. That which engages or occupies; that which consumes time or attention; office or post of business; service; as, agricultural employments; mechanical employments; public employments; in the employment of government.
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Cares are employments, and without employ
The soul is on a rack.
Young.

Syn. -- Work; business; occupation; vocation; calling; office; service; commission; trade; profession.
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