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homelessadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈhoʊm·ləs/
having no place to live: a homeless person
homelessness
noun [U]  us   /ˈhoʊm·ləs·nəs/
Homelessness is a major problem in large cities.

homelessplural noun

 us   /ˈhoʊm·ləs/
people who do not have a home, usually because they are poor: The homeless sometimes have to sleep in the streets.
Translations of “homeless”
in Korean 노숙자의…
in Arabic مُشَرَّد…
in Portuguese sem-teto…
in Catalan sense llar…
in Japanese 住む家のない, ホームレスの…
in Italian senza casa, senzatetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無家可歸的…
in Russian бездомный…
in Turkish evsiz barksız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无家可归的…
in Polish bezdomny…
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