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Synonyms of unemployed

Noun


1. unemployed people, unemployed, people

usage: people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group); "the long-term unemployed need assistance"

Adjective


1. unemployed (vs. employed), discharged, dismissed, fired, laid-off, pink-slipped, idle, jobless, out of work, idle

usage: not engaged in a gainful occupation; "unemployed workers marched on the capital"

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