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Hire

To initiate employment for a person. That is, one hires an employee when one asks him/her to accept a job and he/she agrees. The employer agrees to pay wages and/or salary to the employee, who agrees to perform certain services for the employer. See also: Fire.

hire

the use by individuals or businesses of an ASSET that is leased to them by the owner of the asset in return for a financial payment (the hire charge). Hiring provides a means for consumers or firms to make use of assets without having to make large cash payments to purchase them. See LEASING.
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Paul continued, "We are also pleased to announce that Simply Hired will be a sponsor and guest speaker at FCCLA's national conference where more than 5,000 attendees will participate in different leadership events in San Diego, CA, July 2-6, 2005.
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