employer

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From French employeur.

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employer (plural employers)

  1. A person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 10, The Celebrity:
      The skipper Mr. Cooke had hired at Far Harbor was a God-fearing man with a luke warm interest in his new billet and employer, and had only been prevailed upon to take charge of the yacht after the offer of an emolument equal to half a year's sea pay of an ensign in the navy.
    • E. F. Schumacher, (1911-1977)
      It might be said that it is the ideal of the employer to have production without employees and the ideal of the employee is to have income without work.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French emploier, from Latin implicāre, present active infinitive of implicō.

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employer

  1. to employ

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  • This verb is part of a large group of -er verbs that conjugate like noyer or ennuyer. These verbs always replace the ‘y’ with an ‘i’ before a silent ‘e’.

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employer

  1. to employ; to use; to make use of

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