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unemployed

un·em·ployed

unemployed

 
pronunciation:
uhn ihm ploId
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having no job; not employed.
Donna has been unemployed for a few months.
antonyms:
employed
similar words:
dismissed, fired
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The word unemployed contains the following part:
un-1 Old English prefix that means not
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The prefix un1 attaches to adjectives to create adjectives that mean the opposite of the base word.
synonyms:
dis-, de-, in-2