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That means times will remain hard for people like Valerie Moreno, who recently wound up underemployed, again.

The majority of theater professionals aren’t working or are woefully underemployed.

Inflation is rising, oil revenues have plunged, foreign investment has all but dried up and more than 55 percent of Nigerians are underemployed or unemployed.

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A new WPA would have helped create jobs and provided some training to underemployed or unemployed youth.

A study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows 44 percent of recent college graduates are underemployed.

And in 2012, over 50 percent of graduates under the age of 25 were either unemployed or underemployed.

Wages are rising at a slow rate, up about 2.2 percent in the past 12 months, and too many people are unemployed or underemployed.

These men are typically unemployed or severely underemployed, and sometimes also addicted or abusive.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to underemployed, such as: idle, inactive, jobless, down, free, and loafing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.