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. Mmusi Maimane:

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

  2. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    The blind insistence of cuts (in pensions) in a country with a 25 percent unemployment rate and where half of all the young people are unemployed will only cause a further worsening of the already dramatic social situation.

  3. Rotimi Kuti:

    Businesses are bleeding money so everybody will come to a compromise as how to help and make sure we aren't keeping people unemployed.

  4. Robin Clark:

    There are a lot of psychosocial support just around daily living that really good effective centers try to offer to help people re-enter normal life after they have been unemployed, many people have been in prison.

  5. Haitham Khzaiq:

    We are five brothers and eight sisters. I am the oldest son and I had to work because my father is unemployed, i don't earn enough but it is better than nothing and it is better than begging people for money.

Images & Illustrations of unemployed

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