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I had periods when I was out of work, and I still do - I just don't worry about them as much any more.
Shelley Conn

Meaning of "out of work" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OUT OF WORK

out of work  [aʊt əv wɜːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OUT OF WORK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Out of work is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OUT OF WORK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of out of work in the English dictionary

The definition of out of work in the dictionary is not presently working; unemployed.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OUT OF WORK


artwork
ˈɑːtˌwɜːk
bodywork
ˈbɒdɪˌwɜːk
clockwork
ˈklɒkˌwɜːk
coursework
ˈkɔːsˌwɜːk
fieldwork
ˈfiːldˌwɜːk
firework
ˈfaɪəˌwɜːk
framework
ˈfreɪmˌwɜːk
groundwork
ˈɡraʊndˌwɜːk
homework
ˈhəʊmˌwɜːk
housework
ˈhaʊsˌwɜːk
needlework
ˈniːdəlˌwɜːk
network
ˈnɛtˌwɜːk
paperwork
ˈpeɪpəˌwɜːk
patchwork
ˈpætʃˌwɜːk
rework
riːˈwɜːk
teamwork
ˈtiːmˌwɜːk
waxwork
ˈwæksˌwɜːk
wickerwork
ˈwɪkəˌwɜːk
woodwork
ˈwʊdˌwɜːk
work
wɜːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUT OF WORK

out of square
out of step
out of stock
out of the ark
out of the blue
out of the box
out of the frying pan into the fire
out of the ordinary
out of the question
out of the way
out of the window
out of the wood
out of thin air
out of touch
out of training
out of turn
out of voice
out of whack
out of whole cloth
out on a limb

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUT OF WORK

all in a day´s work
at work
charity work
contract work
course work
detective work
dirty work
field work
group work
life´s work
maid of all work
manual work
neural network
office work
outside work
police work
research work
rough work
social work
voluntary work
welfare work

Synonyms and antonyms of out of work in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OUT OF WORK»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «out of work» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of out of work

Translation of «out of work» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUT OF WORK

Find out the translation of out of work to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of out of work from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «out of work» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

失业的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desempleado
570 millions of speakers

English

out of work
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

काम से बाहर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عاطل عن العمل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

из работы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desempregado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অকেজো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

au chômage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Daripada kerja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

arbeitslos
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

失業して
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

직장이 없는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Metu saka karya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người thất nghiệp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேலை இல்லை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बिघडलेले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

işsiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

disoccupato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

z pracy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

з роботи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un loc de muncă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

από την αγορά εργασίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uit die werk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utan arbete
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ut av arbeid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of out of work

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUT OF WORK»

The term «out of work» is very widely used and occupies the 3.216 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OUT OF WORK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about out of work

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10 QUOTES WITH «OUT OF WORK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word out of work.
1
Daniel J. Bernstein
I won't be satisfied until I've put the entire security industry out of work.
2
Rodney Brooks
Are those 'terrible' machines really putting those people out of work? Or are they getting rid of a really dull job that we shouldn't be torturing people with?
3
Shelley Conn
I had periods when I was out of work, and I still do - I just don't worry about them as much any more.
4
Calvin Coolidge
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.
5
Ken Curtis
In this business you break a leg and 150 other people are out of work while production is shut down. It's not like you were an accountant and could still work with your leg in a cast.
6
Griffin Dunne
My hunger and desperation, being an actor, an out of work actor - my memory of that is as fresh as an open wound.
7
Josh Gad
When I left college, I was out of work for three years. I had this dream of being on 'SNL,' and that was all I could imagine.
8
Austan Goolsbee
This recession is the deepest in our lifetimes, the deepest since 1929. If you take the people thrown out of work in the 1982 recession, the 1991 recession, the 2001 recession, not only is this bigger, this is bigger than all of those combined.
9
Michael Gough
I'm essentially a jobbing actor. If I'm out of work, I'll be the back end of a donkey.
10
Philip Green
I could have closed down bits of British Home Stores to make more money but it's not my style. I want to make my money as a retailer, not by putting people out of work.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUT OF WORK»

Discover the use of out of work in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to out of work and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in ...
An Independent Institute Book Out of Work offers devastating evidence that the major cause of unemployment in the United States is the government itself.
Richard K. Vedder, 1997
2
Out of Work: Why There's So Much Unemployment, and why It's ...
Cy Gonick is one of Canada's leading political economists.
Cy Gonick, 1978
3
Best Get Out of Work Excuses
If you enjoy maximizing your vacation, sick and personal days,and you seek more knowledge about the techniques others have used to take much deserved time off, this book is for you.
John Tardy, 2005
4
Bitter Choices: Blue-Collar Women in and Out of Work
"This book is a significant contribution to our understanding of women's work and family lives, but it is also a valuable look at the consequences of deindustrialization in America for workers, their families, and their communities."—Myra ...
Ellen Israel Rosen, 1990
5
Out of Work
This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com.
Frances Kellor, 2009
6
Older and Out of Work: Jobs and Social Insurance for a ...
The chapters in this volume come from a group of policy experts who advance our understanding of the labor market experiences of older workers while pointing out that current workforce programs often leave this growing population ...
Randall W. Eberts, Richard Hobbie, 2008
7
Men Out of Work: A Study of Unemployment in Three English Towns
This book reports the findings of a study of over a thousand unemployed men living in England in October 1971.
‎1973
8
Out of Work; a Study of Unemployment
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
Frances Alice Kellor, 2012
9
Be Excellent at Anything: The Four Keys To Transforming the ...
This book was previously titled, The Way We're Working Isn't Working. Be Excellent at Anything is one of those rare books with the power to profoundly transform the way we work and live. Demand is exceeding our capacity.
Tony Schwartz, Jean Gomes, Catherine McCarthy, 2011
10
Out of Work
Originally published in the ’90s and edited by Gordon Lish, these stories resonate strongly with today’s world.
Greg Mulcahy, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUT OF WORK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term out of work is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The future of work in a digital world
If half the population is out of work, it seems the “bedlam atmosphere of a madhouse” might not be long in coming. In the latest issue of the ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Hundreds in Wrexham helped prepare for world of work
It follows the recent announcement a total of 100,000 people were out of work in Wales between March and May as the unemployment rate ... «LeaderLive, Jul 15»
3
Barry Tompkins' Out Of My Mind: If it moves, it's good enough to eat …
... the truffle is king, foie gras seems to be in everything up to and including spackle, pigs are out of work and the geese are downright angry. «Marin Independent Journal, Jul 15»
4
Maternity discrimination forcing thousands of new UK mums out of
Maternity discrimination forcing thousands of new UK mums out of work. A new study has found that thousands of new mums in the UK are ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
UNFI delays opening to Feb., dozens out of work
Job hopefuls completed applications prior to interviews during United Natural Food Inc.'s 3-day job fair at the Hilton Garden Inn in Gilroy May ... «Gilroy Dispatch, Jul 15»
6
Research says thousands of new mums are pushed out of work
New research suggests thousands of women of being forced out of work because employers treat them differently once they have a baby. «Bath Chronicle, Jul 15»
7
Best Way to Cut Poverty Also Encourages Work
But there is still going to be some limit to the amount that minimum wages can be raised before some low-skill people get thrown out of work. «Bloomberg View, Jul 15»
8
Out of work
JUL 24 - In the aftermath of the Great Earthquake, over thousands of youth volunteers reached out to the affected population and were widely ... «E Kantipur, Jul 15»
9
Why doesn't work always offer a safe escape route from poverty?
Under-employment, insecurity and moving in and out of work will serve to limit any positive impact on in-work poverty rates resulting from the ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
10
Despite heady job growth, Arizona professionals and execs are out
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 29.2 percent of Arizona's unemployed workforce has been out of work for more than six months. «Phoenix Business Journal, Jul 15»

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