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employable

[ em-ploi-uh-buhl ]
/ ɛmˈplɔɪ ə bəl /
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adjective

able to be employed; usable.
capable of holding a job and available for hire.

noun

a person who is able to work and is available to be hired.

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Origin of employable

First recorded in 1685–95; employ + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM employable

em·ploy·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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