employed


employed
/ɪm'plɔɪd/ adjective
1. in regular paid work
he is not gainfully employed he has no regular paid work
2. referring to money used profitably
plural noun
people who are working
the employers and the employed
the self-employed people who work for themselves

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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