unpaid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"unpaid" in British English

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unpaidadjective

uk   us   /ʌnˈpeɪd/
C1 An unpaid ​debt, ​tax, etc. has not been ​paid: $50,000 in unpaid ​taxesC1 Unpaid ​work is ​work that you do without getting any ​money for it: unpaid ​work/​employment
(Definition of unpaid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unpaid" in American English

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unpaidadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ʌnˈpeɪd/
owed, or without ​receivingpayment: unpaid ​bills an unpaid ​leave of ​absence
(Definition of unpaid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"unpaid" in Business English

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unpaidadjective

uk   us   /ʌnˈpeɪd/
ACCOUNTING used to describe a ​debt, ​tax, etc. that has not been ​paid: unpaid debt/fines/taxes The ​oil giant's ​accounts were ​frozen by ​authoritiesseeking to ​recover $3.4bn in unpaid ​taxes.unpaid balances/bills/interest The borrowers must ​clear the unpaid ​bills on their ​creditreports.
HR, WORKPLACE used to describe ​work that someone does without being ​paid for it: unpaid employment/internships/work How do you ​factor in unpaid ​work when ​planning a ​marketeconomy? Unpaid ​overtime is a ​violation of ​corporatepolicy.
used to describe ​people who do not receive ​payment for the ​work that they do: unpaid ​volunteers/​workers UN ​lorries lie stranded because the ​drivers, unpaid for six weeks, have gone on ​strike.
(Definition of unpaid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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