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English definition of “unemployed”


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


noun [plural] uk   /ˌʌn.ɪmˈplɔɪd/ us  
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.
(Definition of unemployed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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