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job·less

 (jŏb′lĭs)
adj.
1. Having no job.
2. Of or relating to those who have no jobs.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
Unemployed people considered as a group. Used with the.

job′less·ness n.

jobless

(ˈdʒɒblɪs)
adj
a. unemployed
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the jobless.
ˈjoblessness n

job•less

(ˈdʒɒb lɪs)

adj.
1. without a job; unemployed.
2. of or pertaining to people without jobs.
n.
[1800–10]
job′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jobless - not having a job; "idle carpenters"; "jobless transients"; "many people in the area were out of work"
unemployed - not engaged in a gainful occupation; "unemployed workers marched on the capital"

jobless

adjective unemployed, redundant, out of work, on the dole (Brit. informal), inactive, out of a job, unoccupied, idle One in four people are now jobless in inner areas like Tottenham.

jobless

adjective
Out of work:
Translations
nezaměstnaný
arbejdsløs
työtön
besposlen
失業中の
실직의
arbetslös
ไม่มีงาน
thất nghiệp

jobless

[ˈdʒɒblɪs]
A. ADJsin trabajo, desempleado, parado (Sp), cesante (LAm)
B. NPL the joblesslos desempleados, los parados (Sp), los cesantes (LAm)
C. CPD the jobless figures NPLlas cifras del desempleo, las cifras de desempleados

jobless

[ˈdʒɒbləs]
adj [person] → sans emploi, au chômage
npl
the jobless → les chômeurs mpl, les sans-emploi mpl

jobless

n the jobless pldie Arbeitslosen pl

jobless

[ˈdʒɒblɪs]
1. adjdisoccupato/a
2. the jobless npli disoccupati, i senza lavoro m inv

jobless

عَاطِلٌ nezaměstnaný arbejdsløs arbeitslos άνεργος desempleado työtön chômeur besposlen disoccupato 失業中の 실직의 werkloos arbeidsløs bezrobotny desempregado безработный arbetslös ไม่มีงาน işsiz thất nghiệp 失业的
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