unemployed

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adjective un·em·ployed \-ˈplȯid\

Definition of unemployed

  1. :  not employed: a :  not being used b :  not engaged in a gainful occupation c :  not invested

unemployed

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Examples of unemployed in a sentence

  1. <the plant closings left a significant portion of the town's population unemployed>

15th Century

First Known Use of unemployed

15th century



UNEMPLOYED Defined for English Language Learners

unemployed

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adjective un·em·ployed \-ˈplȯid\

Definition of unemployed for English Language Learners

  • : having no job : not employed


UNEMPLOYED Defined for Kids

unemployed

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adjective un·em·ployed \ˌən-im-ˈplȯid\

Definition of unemployed for Students

  1. :  having no job :  not employed <unemployed workers>



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