unpaid

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adjective un·paid \ˌən-ˈpād\

Definition of unpaid

  1. 1 :  not paid an unpaid volunteer

  2. 2 :  not paying a salary an unpaid position

Examples of unpaid in a Sentence

  1. I have a pile of unpaid bills sitting on my desk.

  2. The city is trying to collect unpaid taxes.

  3. She took three months of unpaid leave from her job.

  4. I served as an unpaid consultant on the project.

14th Century

First Known Use of unpaid

14th century


UNPAID Defined for English Language Learners

unpaid

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adjective un·paid \ˌən-ˈpād\

Definition of unpaid for English Language Learners

  • : needing to be paid

  • : done or taken without payment

  • : not receiving money for work that is done


UNPAID Defined for Kids

unpaid

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adjective un·paid \ˌən-ˈpād\

Definition of unpaid for Students

  1. :  not paid unpaid bills



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