unemployable
adjective Date: 1887 not acceptable for employment • unemployability noununemployable noun

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  • unemployable — un‧em‧ploy‧a‧ble [ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪəbl◂] adjective HUMAN RESOURCES not having the skills or qualities needed to get a job: • People over 40 can suddenly find themselves unemployable. opposite employable * * * unemployable UK US /ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪəbl/… …   Financial and business terms

  • unemployable — [un΄em ploi′ə bəl] adj. not employable; specif., that cannot be employed because of severe physical or mental handicaps, outmoded skills, etc. n. an unemployable person …   English World dictionary

  • unemployable — index impracticable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unemployable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not able or likely to get paid employment because of a lack of skills or qualifications …   English terms dictionary

  • unemployable — [[t]ʌ̱nɪmplɔ͟ɪ͟əb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Someone who is unemployable does not have a job and is unlikely to get a job, because they do not have the skills or abilities that an employer might want. He freely admits he is unemployable and will probably never …   English dictionary

  • unemployable — unemployability, n. /un em ploy euh beuhl/, adj. 1. unsuitable for employment; unable to find or keep a job. n. 2. an unemployable individual. [1885 90; UN 1 + EMPLOYABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unemployable — un•em•ploy•a•ble [[t]ˌʌn ɛmˈplɔɪ ə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) unsuitable for employment; unable to keep a job 2) an unemployable individual …   From formal English to slang

  • unemployable — adj. & n. adj. unfitted for paid employment. n. an unemployable person. Derivatives: unemployability n …   Useful english dictionary

  • unemployable — adjective Not employable …   Wiktionary

  • unemployable — Synonyms and related words: at leisure, at liberty, at loose ends, available, disengaged, fallow, free, functionless, idle, in disrepair, inapplicable, inoperable, inoperative, jobless, leisure, leisured, lumpen, nonfunctional, nonutilitarian,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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