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unemployed, out of work, without work, out of a job, without paid employment, unwaged, workless, between jobs, redundant, laid offon welfare, collecting unemploymentsigning on, on the dolerestingon the wallaby trackcollectingdisemployedView synonyms
- ‘Her second daughter was also infected but recovered and has been jobless ever since.’
- ‘And as anyone who has found herself jobless knows, it was a rough landing.’
- ‘Millions in the armed services found themselves jobless between 1955 and 1960.’
- ‘Being jobless, I used to attend all the meetings of the Cultural conference.’
- ‘And while we see our economy recovering slowly, it's a jobless recovery.’
- ‘According to the Labor Department, 8,594,000 workers are officially jobless.’
- ‘She also noted that as a result of restructuring and retrenchments, a lot of people had been left jobless.’
- ‘Also, workers laid off from part-time jobs should be eligible for jobless benefits.’
- ‘The truth is that Europeans like early retirement, high jobless benefits and long vacations.’
- ‘Germany's comparatively high jobless figure is also a reflection of the way the country compiles its data.’
- ‘Miami, Florida, with a 7.4 percent jobless rate, had the second highest in the nation.’
- ‘Well over 10 million people were jobless in the face of savage inflation.’
- ‘In the last 13 years, 13 prominent units have closed down, rendering 10,000 people jobless.’
- ‘A similar result was recorded in Tasmania, where the jobless rate rose to 8.5 per cent.’
- ‘The jobless figures indicate that the current economic upturn has a quite peculiar character.’
- ‘She was left jobless, with a child to take care of.’
- ‘Russell intends to leave him jobless for a while.’
- ‘The advent of safety razors has rendered local barbers jobless.’
- ‘Live registers figures for March show that there are now over 1000 people jobless in Listowel.’
- ‘The weekly jobless claims this week came in lower than expected.’
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