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English adjective: unemployed

1. unemployed not engaged in a gainful occupation


SamplesUnemployed workers marched on the capital.


Similardischarged, dismissed, fired, idle, jobless, laid-off, out of work, pink-slipped


See alsoidle


Antonymsemployed


English noun: unemployed

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


SamplesThe long-term unemployed need assistance.


Synonymsunemployed people


Broader (hypernym)people


Domain usageplural, plural form









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