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unemployed

adjective uk   us   /ˌʌn.ɪmˈplɔɪd/
B1 not having a job that provides money: He's been unemployed for over a year.
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unemployed

noun [plural] uk   us   /ˌʌn.ɪmˈplɔɪd/
C1 people who do not have a job that provides money: There are now over four million unemployed in this country. Tickets are £10 or £5 for the unemployed.
Translations of “unemployed”
in Arabic عاطِل…
in Korean 무직의…
in Malaysian menganggur…
in French au chômage…
in Turkish işsiz, boşta gezen, boşta…
in Italian disoccupato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失業的, 待業的…
in Russian безработный…
in Polish bezrobotny…
in Vietnamese không được sử dụng…
in Spanish desempleado, parado, en paro…
in Portuguese desempregado…
in Thai ซึ่งว่างงาน…
in German arbeitslos…
in Catalan desocupat, a l’atur…
in Japanese 失業した, 仕事のない…
in Indonesian menganggur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失业的, 待业的…
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