Meaning of “out of work” in the English Dictionary


"out of work" in Business English

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out of workadjective

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HR, WORKPLACE without a paid job:

I've been out of work for the past six months.
put/leave/throw sb out of work The plant closed in November 2010, leaving 400 people out of work.
an out-of-work management consultant

(Definition of “out of work” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)