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English definition of “jobless”

jobless

noun [plural]     /ˈdʒɒb.ləs/ US  /ˈdʒɑːb.ləs/ mainly UK
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.UnemploymentEmployment status and types of work
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