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, unemployedadjective

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

    "the long-term unemployed need assistance"

  2. unemployedadjective

    not engaged in a gainful occupation

    "unemployed workers marched on the capital"

Wiktionary

  1. unemployednoun

    Unemployed people.

    The unemployed are a growing portion of the population.

  2. unemployedadjective

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

  3. unemployedadjective

    Having no use, not doing work

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unemployedadjective

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

  2. Unemployedadjective

    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

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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. The United:

    This is all happening while UAW-GM workers here in the U.S. are laid off and unemployed.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Black people are dying in this country because we have a criminal justice system which is out of control, a system in which over 50% of young African-American kids are unemployed, it is estimated that a black baby born today has a one in four chance of ending up in the criminal justice system.

  3. 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.

  4. Osheme Antoine:

    There are too many unemployed people.

  5. His Syriza party:

    Democracy cannot be blackmailed, dignity cannot be bargained, workers, the unemployed, young people, the Greek people and the rest of the peoples of Europe will send a loud message of resistance to the alleged one-way path of austerity, resistance to the blackmail and scare-mongering.

Images & Illustrations of unemployed

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