Employer



[em-ploi-er] /ɛmˈplɔɪ ər/

noun
1.
a person or business that one or more people, especially for wages or salary:
a fair employer.
2.
a person or thing that makes use of or occupies someone or something:
an inadequate employer of one’s time.
/ɪmˈplɔɪə/
noun
1.
a person, business, firm, etc, that employs workers
2.
a person who employs; user
n.

1590s, agent noun from employ.

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