unemployable

adjective un·em·ploy·able \ ˌən-im-ˈplȯi-ə-bəl \
|Updated on: 18 Aug 2018

Definition of unemployable

: not acceptable for employment

unemployability

play \ˌən-im-ˌplȯi-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

unemployable

noun

Examples of unemployable in a Sentence

  1. His drug addiction has made him unemployable.

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First Known Use of unemployable

1887

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UNEMPLOYABLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of unemployable for English Language Learners

  • : lacking the skills, abilities, or qualities that are necessary to get or keep a job : not employable


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