unemployed

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌʌnɛmˈplɔɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(un′em ploid)

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unemployed

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. unemployed [adults, people, youth, individuals, graduates, engineers, teachers]
  2. [temporarily, seasonally] unemployed
  3. has been unemployed [for, since]
  4. has become unemployed [following, due to, because of]
  5. has left [fifty, one hundred] (workers) unemployed
  6. have been unemployed for [six months]
  7. at risk of [becoming, being] unemployed
  8. in danger of [becoming] unemployed
  9. unemployed and [getting, receiving] benefits
n
  1. [help, benefits, programs, initiatives, courses, training] for the unemployed
  2. [benefiting, assisting] the unemployed
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