What does unemployed mean?

Definitions for unemployed
ˌʌn ɛmˈplɔɪdun·em·ployed

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unemployed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unemployed people, unemployed(adj)

    people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)

    "the long-term unemployed need assistance"

  2. unemployed(adj)

    not engaged in a gainful occupation

    "unemployed workers marched on the capital"

Wiktionary

  1. unemployed(Noun)

    Unemployed people.

    The unemployed are a growing portion of the population.

  2. unemployed(Adjective)

    Having no profession (despite being able and willing to work).

  3. unemployed(Adjective)

    Having no use, not doing work

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unemployed(adj)

    not employed in manual or other labor; having no regular work

  2. Unemployed(adj)

    not invested or used; as, unemployed capital

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unemployed

    un-em-ploid′, adj. out of work: not put to use or profit.—n. Unemploy′ment.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unemployed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3690

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unemployed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2247

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unemployed' in Adjectives Frequency: #472

How to pronounce unemployed?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say unemployed in sign language?

  1. unemployed

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unemployed in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unemployed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unemployed in a Sentence

  1. John Christian Bovee:

    Mind unemployed is mind unenjoyed.

  2. Christian Nevell Bovee:

    Mind unemployed is mind un-enjoyed.

  3. Osheme Antoine:

    There are too many unemployed people.

  4. Sylvia Fine Kaye:

    An unemployed court jester is nobody's fool.

  5. Mmusi Maimane:

    Let's not forget the 8.2 million who are unemployed.

Images & Illustrations of unemployed

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