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- adj. used
- adj. in a job; working
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of employ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary
- adj. put to use
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Still, he says, hearing the term employed by people like Paul - and also by Texas Gov.
To use an expression employed against Julian Assange and Wikileaks, that is nothing new.
While government projections suggest the number of older Americans who remain employed is likely to plateau over the coming decade, RAND researchers say a more likely scenario is that the increase in delaying retirement that began in the late 1990s is likely to gain speed.
Zionist Occupied Government, or ZOG, is a phrase employed by most American neo-Nazi groups to describe the current federal government.
In our nation's political dictionary "abortion" is a word employed by intolerant people to cast shame on women who choose it.
"Special rights" is also the term employed on the right to argue against rights for gays and lesbians.
Two weeks after that first article appeared, I learned in the business pages of The Port Frederick Times that Cain Clams had fired—“released” was the euphemism employed by the vice president—one-third of its employees “in an effort to solve our cash-flow problems.”
By this terminological stratagem, he then speciously denies that Freud ever claimed probative reliability for introspection in the received Jamesian sense of the term employed by Nisbett and Wilson.
I don't even deny that Freud himself may have "claimed probative reliability for introspection in the received Jamesian sense of the term employed by Nisbett and Wilson."
Bacillus anthracis would be the term employed to-day.