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employ

1. verb pay (sb) to work2. verb use (sth)3. verb keep (sb) occupied
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1 verb pay (sb) to work TRANSITIVEfostaigh verb  c m uwe employed a new manager d'fhostaíomar bainisteoir nuaI was employed as a civil servant bhí mé fostaithe mar státseirbhíseach 2 verb use (sth) TRANSITIVEúsáid verb  c m ufeidhm a bhaint asúsáid a bhaint aswe need to employ the correct strategy caithfimid an straitéis cheart a úsáid, is gá dúinn feidhm a bhaint as an straitéis chuí
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3 verb keep (sb) occupied TRANSITIVEhe was employed in cleaning his room bhí sé gafa le glanadh a sheomrayou'd be better employed cleaning the car b'fhearr duit an carr a ghlanadh

employed

adjectivefostaithe  c m uI've been employed for two years tá mé fostaithe le dhá bhliain

the employed

noundaoine atá fostaithedaoine a bhfuil post acuiad siúd atá fostaitheiad siúd a bhfuil post acuthe recession has also hit the employed tá daoine atá fostaithe buailte ag an gcúlú eacnamíochta freisin
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to be in sb's employ

(also

to be in the employ of sb

) bheith fostaithe ag duine

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