- able to be employed; usable.
- capable of holding a job and available for hire.
- a person who is able to work and is available to be hired.
Origin of employable
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Examples from the Web for employable
Approximately 25 percent of employable Negro youth, for another example, are presently unemployed.Alex Haley’s 1965 Playboy Interview with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 19, 2014
I am not employable, in large part, because my health issues make me uninsurable.Why Are More Boomers Killing Themselves?
October 22, 2008
They are employable enough where they suit, provided Mr. Huxley's caveat (p. 161) is steadily kept in mind.The Philosophy of Natural Theology
There are, however, an additional three and one half million employable people who are on relief.State of the Union Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D. Roosevelt
In 1968, 80 percent of employable women worked outside the home.Area Handbook for Bulgaria
Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole