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unemployable

[ uhn-em-ploi-uh-buh l ]
/ ˌʌn ɛmˈplɔɪ ə bəl /
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adjective

unsuitable for employment; unable to find or keep a job.

noun

an unemployable individual.

Nearby words

unef, unelectable, unemancipated, unembarrassed, unemotional, unemployable, unemployed, unemployment, unemployment benefit, unemployment compensation, unemployment insurance

Origin of unemployable

First recorded in 1885–90; un-1 + employable
Related formsun·em·ploy·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unemployable

unemployable

/ (ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪəbəl) /

adjective

unable or unfit to keep a job
Derived Formsunemployability, noun
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