verb (used with object)
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Models in Israel will have to maintain a BMI of 18.5 or higher if they want to stay employed.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So was the importance of protest itself, which he vowed to protect from the heavy-handed policies employed by his predecessors.Eric Garner Protesters Have a Direct Line to City Hall|Jacob Siegel|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, the estrogen that they employed did worse than castrate the subject—it could act as a cerebral depressant.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Apparently, the Major Case Squad is employed when homicides are fresh, East St. Louis Det. Gilda Johnson told me.
The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
But not only has the name tobacco and the implements employed in its use caused much discussion but also the origin of the plant.
If wealth were always thus employed, it were a pity that great fortunes are not more numerous.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Not more than one adult worker in ten—so at least it might with confidence be estimated—is employed on necessary things.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock