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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
un•em•ployed /ˌʌnɛmˈplɔɪd/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. not employed;
    having no job.
  2. not currently in use.
  3. not productively used:unemployed capital.

n. 
  1. the unemployed, [plural;  used with a plural verb] persons without jobs.
un•em•ploy•ment, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
un•em•ploy•ment  (un′em ploimənt),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the state of being unemployed, esp. involuntarily:Automation poses a threat of unemployment for many unskilled workers.
  2. Economicsthe number of persons who are unemployed.
  3. Economics, Informal Terms[Informal.]See  unemployment benefit. 
  • un-1 + employment 1885–90

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
un•em•ployed  (un′em ploid),USA pronunciation 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. 
  1. (used with a pl. v.) people who do not have jobs (usually prec. by the):programs to help the unemployed.
  • un-1 + employ + -ed2 1590–1600
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged unoccupied, idle, at liberty, jobless.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
unemployment /ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪmənt/ n
  1. the condition of being unemployed
  2. the number of unemployed workers, often as a percentage of the total labour force
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