Definition of 'jobless'
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Greece agreed to budget cuts and reforms that have led to one in three companies going out of business, and left 1.2 million people jobless. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We also top most international charts for jobless figures. The Sun (2010)She was the assistant manager of a coffee shop but is now jobless. The Sun (2010)Researchers compared the total of vacant posts available in a string of locations with the number of jobless people there. The Sun (2012)The most far-reaching are aimed at cutting benefits for the jobless. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The second jolt came with this month's jobless figures. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Unemployment is higher than it was in 1994 and almost half of young people are jobless. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some upbeat news for the Government came in the form of jobless benefits claimants. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The jobless total now stands at 2.6 million. The Sun (2012)Economists referred to the jobless figures, which continued to paint a worrying picture about the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It makes me very angry when people like this jobless Somali make ridiculous demands. The Sun (2010)But yesterday's genuinely shocking eurozone jobless figures pose a whole new threat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The chef hopes to teach eight jobless young people the skills they need to serve guests in Michelin-starred restaurants. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Unemployment data showed that the number of people still claiming jobless benefits after a week was the highest since mid-April. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The jobless figures came amid threats of strikes this winter if the Government pushed ahead with deep public spending cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A million young people could be jobless by the end of next year, the report said. The Sun (2009)Claims for jobless benefits were below 300,000 for the 16th week. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By contrast, a jobless family of four can expect to receive about 60% of this standard. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The jobless total is now as low as before the financial crisis hit in 2008. Employment is at a new record high. The Sun (2015)It showed that the number of jobless people would not peak until at least September, as public sector jobs continued to be cut. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'jobless'
British English: jobless /ˈdʒɒblɪs/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is jobless does not have a job, but would like one.
- American English: jobless
- Arabic: عَاطِلٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: desempregado
- Chinese: 失业的
- Croatian: besposlen
- Czech: nezaměstnaný
- Danish: arbejdsløs
- Dutch: werkloos
- European Spanish: desempleado
- Finnish: työtön
- French: chômeur
- German: arbeitslos
- Greek: άνεργος
- Italian: disoccupato
- Japanese: 失業中の
- Korean: 실직의
- Norwegian: arbeidsløs
- Polish: bezrobotny
- European Portuguese: desempregado
- Romanian: șomer
- Russian: безработный
- Spanish: desempleado
- Swedish: arbetslös
- Thai: ไม่มีงาน
- Turkish: işsiz
- Ukrainian: безробітний
- Vietnamese: thất nghiệp
Definition of jobless from the Collins English Dictionary
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