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jobless (ˈdʒɒblɪs Pronunciation for jobless



    1. unemployed
    2. (as collective noun; preceded by the)   ⇒ the jobless

Derived Forms

ˈjoblessness noun


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= unemployed, redundant, out of work, on the dole, inactive, out of a job, unoccupied, idle

Translations for 'jobless'

  • British English: joblessPronunciation for jobless Someone who is jobless does not have a job, but would like one....jobless people.ˈdʒɒblɪs ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: عَاطِلٌPronunciation for عَاطِلٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: desempregadoPronunciation for desempregado desempregada
  • Chinese: 失业的Pronunciation for 失业的
  • Croatian: besposlenPronunciation for besposlen
  • Czech: nezaměstnanýPronunciation for nezaměstnaný
  • Danish: arbejdsløsPronunciation for arbejdsløs
  • Dutch: werkloosPronunciation for werkloos
  • European Spanish: desempleadoPronunciation for desempleado desempleada
  • Finnish: työtönPronunciation for työtön
  • French: chômeurPronunciation for chômeur chômeuse
  • German: arbeitslosPronunciation for arbeitslos
  • Greek: άνεργοςPronunciation for άνεργος άνεργη
  • Italian: disoccupatoPronunciation for disoccupato disoccupata
  • Japanese: 失業中のPronunciation for 失業中の
  • Korean: 실직의Pronunciation for 실직의
  • Norwegian: arbeidsløsPronunciation for arbeidsløs
  • Polish: bezrobotnyPronunciation for bezrobotny bezrobotna
  • Portuguese: desempregadoPronunciation for desempregado desempregada
  • Romanian: șomer șomer, șomeră, șomeri, șomere
  • Russian: безработныйPronunciation for безработный безработная
  • Spanish: desempleadoPronunciation for desempleado desempleada
  • Swedish: arbetslösPronunciation for arbetslös arbetslöst
  • Thai: ไม่มีงานPronunciation for ไม่มีงาน
  • Turkish: işsizPronunciation for işsiz
  • Ukrainian: безробітний
  • Vietnamese: thất nghiệpPronunciation for thất nghiệp


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