American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Out of work, especially involuntarily; jobless.
- adj. Not being used; idle.
- n. People who are involuntarily out of work considered as a group. Used with the.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not employed; having no work or employment.
- Not in use: as, unemployed capital or money.
- Not accompanied with work or employment.
- adj. Having no profession (despite being able and willing to work).
- adj. Having no use, not doing work
- n. Unemployed people.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not employed in manual or other labor; having no regular work.
- adj. Not invested or used.
- adj. (Economics) actively seeking employment but unable to find a suitable job.
- n. people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)
- adj. not engaged in a gainful occupation
- un- + employed (Wiktionary)
“He thinks the best way to help the long-term unemployed is to allow private citizens to invest in local companies that can create more jobs.”
“Building on the current public system for the short term unemployed, a fully scaled, market-driven long term unemployment system would, at minimal cost to taxpayers, provide workers with a new tool to prepare for episodes of prolonged joblessness.”
“My proposal of personal responsibility for the unemployed is absolutely Republican-compatible, and it once was compatible with Democratic thinking.”
“With 1-in-6 Americans out of work and a labor force growing at one percent per year, a large number of long-term unemployed is likely.”
“Comparing the number of visa-holders to the total number of the unemployed is a bit of an apples vs. oranges comparison.”
“Some research shows white collar workers make up more than 43 percent of long-term unemployed, that is workers out of work for six months or more.”
“For most of the long-term unemployed, that is their main source of income.”
“The Labor Department estimates that the long-term unemployed, meaning those out of a job for at least six months, make up 46% of all jobless workers in the U.S.”
“The unemployment rate fell to 9.7 percent in January from 10 percent a month earlier with the number of long-term unemployed, meaning those jobless for 27 weeks or more, reaching 6.3 million, up from 6.1 million in December, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.”
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