[ em-ploi-uh-buh l ]
/ ɛmˈplɔɪ ə bəl /


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

First recorded in 1685–95; employ + -able

Related forms

em·ploy·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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