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UNDEREMPLOYED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does underemployed mean? 

UNDEREMPLOYED (adjective)
  The adjective UNDEREMPLOYED has 1 sense:

1. employed only part-time when one needs full-time employment or not making full use of your skills

  Familiarity information: UNDEREMPLOYED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNDEREMPLOYED (adjective)


Sense 1underemployed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Employed only part-time when one needs full-time employment or not making full use of your skills

Context examples:

migrants are likely to be poor and underemployed / able people are kept underemployed

Similar:

part-time; parttime (involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity)


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