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[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
1685-95; employ + -able
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employability, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • At that stage of life, if anything goes wrong, your employability goes down drastically.
  • Surely only students with great confidence in their employability would take such a financial risk.
  • It also greatly enhances the employability of our students.
  • Thus, for example, a vegetarian should not make the practice of vegetarianism a test for the employability of others.
  • But questioning how a particular major will affect their employability is not necessarily the best approach.
  • The job of post secondary education should be to prepare students for employability, life success and life satisfaction.
  • There is no excuse for failing to ask, and keep asking, responsible questions about employability and market conditions.
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