(v.) = employ ; expend ; engage. Ex: The size of the collections in which the LCC is currently employed is likely to be a significant factor in its perpetuation. Ex: Command of various techniques for forecasting payments and managing funds is necessary to expend fully without overspending the annual materials budget. Ex: Some questions to consider before engaging a consultant are: are the consultant's services needed?, could existing staff do the job?, can you afford aconsultant?. ---- * emplear como/de = engage as. * emplearse a fondo = spare + no expense ; go + all out. * emplear tiempo = spend + time ; expend + time ; devote + time. * tenérselo bien empleado = it + serve + Nombre + right ; have it + coming.