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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (37)
  • Migrants are likely to be poor and underemployed
  • We're seeing more clients that have -- what we call underemployed, where they may be holding multiple jobs to make ends meet.
  • As someone who has had direct experience with layoffs, I can tell you for sure that being slightly underemployed is WAY better than being unemployed.
  • The so-called underemployed rate, is now a record 16.5 percent. for more
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