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unemployed

adjective

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having no job
  • the plant closings left a significant portion of the town's population unemployed

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The first known use of unemployed was in the 15th century

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“Unemployed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unemployed. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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