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jobless

adjective uk   /ˈdʒɒb.ləs/  us   /ˈdʒɑːb-/
unemployed: He's been jobless for the past six months.
joblessness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/

jobless

noun [plural] uk   /ˈdʒɒb.ləs/  us   /ˈdʒɑːb.ləs/
the jobless unemployed people: The council has been running training schemes for the jobless. The jobless total (= the number of people unemployed) reached four million this week.
Translations of “jobless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 失業的…
in Russian безработный…
in Turkish işsiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失业的…
in Polish bezrobotny…
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