emprego

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Etymology[edit]

From empregar (to employ).

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Noun[edit]

emprego m (plural empregos)

  1. job (economic role for which a person is paid)
    Qual é o seu emprego?
    What is your job?
    Synonyms: trabalho, serviço, ocupação, função, cargo
  2. use; usage (the act of using something or the way something is used)
    O emprego de um martelo é necessário.
    The use of a hammer is necessary.
    Synonyms: uso, aplicação
  3. (uncountable) employment (the state of being employed)
    Antonyms: desemprego

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Verb[edit]

emprego

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of empregar