how to pronounce employed


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employed is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of employed in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and the self-employed so i want to take …”

meanings of employed


  1. Used; in use.
  2. In a job; working.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of employ.

employed frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word employed occurs in english on average 14.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics employed can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that employed can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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