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employer

noun

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a person or company that has people who do work for wages or a salary; a person or company that has employees
  • It was the employer's responsibility to improve workplace safety.
  • Your travel expenses should be paid for by your employer.

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The first known use of employer was in 1595

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“Employer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/employer. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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