employer

noun
ADJECTIVE
big, large, major, top

one of the region's major employers

small
local
corporate, private
government, public
civilian
good

The hotel prides itself on being a good employer that treats its staff well.

unscrupulous (esp. BrE)

the use of illegal workers by unscrupulous employers

equal-opportunities (BrE), equal-opportunity (AmE)
future, potential, prospective
current
former, previous
VERB + EMPLOYER
have, work for
sue

He sued his employer for personal injuries.

force, require

The action forced the employers to improve their pay offer.

EMPLOYER + NOUN
sanctions (AmE)

employer sanctions that penalize employers who hired unauthorized workers

contributions

employer contributions to pension plans


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • employer — [ ɑ̃plwaje ] v. tr. <conjug. : 8> • 1080; lat. implicare « enlacer, engager » 1 ♦ Faire servir à une fin. ⇒ se servir, user (de), utiliser. Employer un outil, des matériaux, un produit. J emploierai cette somme à l achat d un piano. Voilà… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • employer — et despendre à quelque chose, Sumere, Insumere in re aliqua. Employer son argent, Le faire profiter, Pecuniam occupare, B. Employer une chose entant qu elle fait pour nous, et non autrement, Agnoscere aliquid quatenus cum causa nostra facit,… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • employer — EMPLOYER. v. a. J emploie, tu emploies, il emploie; nous employons, vous employez, ils emploient. J employois, vous employiez, ils employoient. J emploîrai. Que j emploie, que nous employions, que vous employiez. Que j employasse. J emploîrois.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • employer — EMPLOYER. v. act. Mettre en usage. Employer de l estoffe. employer de l argent. employer son bien en folles despenses. employer la pluspart de son revenu en charitez, en aumosnes. employer du bois, de la pierre à bastir. employer du papier à… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • employer — em‧ploy‧er [ɪmˈplɔɪə ǁ ər] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES a person or company that pays people to work for them: • Every employer should spend money on training. • Who is your current employer? • Potential employers feel they can tell a lot… …   Financial and business terms

  • employer — em·ploy·er n: one that hires others to perform a service or engage in an activity in exchange for compensation see also respondeat superior Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Employer — Em*ploy er, n. One who employs another; as, an employer of workmen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • employer — 1590s, agent noun from EMPLOY (Cf. employ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • employer — [n] person, business who hires workers big cheese*, big shot*, boss, businessperson, capitalist, CEO*, chief, CO*, company, corporation, director, entrepreneur, establishment, executive, firm, front office, head, head honcho*, juice*, kingpin*,… …   New thesaurus

  • employer — ► NOUN ▪ a person or organization that employs people …   English terms dictionary

  • employer — [em ploi′ər, imploi′ər] n. one who employs; esp., a person, business firm, etc. that hires one or more persons to work for wages or salary …   English World dictionary

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