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unemployed

adjective
 
 
/ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪd/ ECONOMICS, HR
someone who is unemployed does not have a job: Only 2.3% of the survey sample were unemployed and seeking work. Unemployment figures include only those who are officially registered as unemployed. The portion of the jobless who had been unemployed for more than six months was 21.6% in June, not much changed from June last year.unemployed people/workers We should be focussing more efforts on labour-market issues such as getting unemployed people back to work.
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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