engage a servant

engage a servant
v. hire a helper, employ a maid, engage a worker

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  • servant — [ sɛrvɑ̃ ] adj. m. et n. m. • v. 1120; de servir 1 ♦ Vx (sauf en loc.) Relig. Frères servants : frères convers employés aux modestes besognes. Cavalier, chevalier servant. ♢ Dr. Assujetti à une servitude. Fonds servant (opposé à dominant) . 2 ♦ N …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • The Servant — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Servant. The Servant Données clés Titre québécois Le Domestique Titre original The Servant Réalisation Joseph …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Servant (film, 1963) — Le Domestique Pour les articles homonymes, voir Servant. Le Domestique Titre original The Servant Réalisation Joseph Losey Acteurs principaux Dirk Bogarde Sarah Miles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Servant —    Drame de Joseph Losey, avec Dirk Bogarde (Hugo Barrett), Sarah Miles (Vera), James Fox (Tony), Wendy Craig (Susan), Patrick Magee, Catherine Lacey, Richard Vernon, Alun Owen, Hazel Terry.   Scénario: Harold Pinter, d après le roman de Robin… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Liking — Lik ing, n. 1. The state of being pleasing; a suiting. See {On liking}, below. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being pleased with, or attracted toward, some thing or person; hence, inclination; desire; pleasure; preference;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On liking — Liking Lik ing, n. 1. The state of being pleasing; a suiting. See {On liking}, below. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being pleased with, or attracted toward, some thing or person; hence, inclination; desire; pleasure;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on liking — adverb : on condition of pleasing and being pleased his policy to engage a servant on liking * * * on liking (archaic) On approval • • • Main Entry: ↑like …   Useful english dictionary

  • Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …   Universalium

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

  • LABOR LAW — In Scripture Two fundamental principles relating to the laws of the hired servant are enjoined in the Pentateuch. Firstly, the master s duty to pay the wages of his servant on time: The wages of a laborer shall not remain with you until morning ; …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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