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un•em•ployed



Pronunciation: (un"em-ploid'), [key]
adj.
1. not employed; without a job; out of work: an unemployed secretary.
2. not currently in use: unemployed productive capacity.
3. not productively used: unemployed capital.

n.
(used with a pl. v.) people who do not have jobs (usually prec. by the): programs to help the unemployed.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

unemployableunemployment
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