Underemployed meaning

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Employed only part-time when one needs and desires full-time employment.
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Employed at a low-paying job that requires less skill or training than one possesses.
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Underemployed persons considered as a group. Used with the.
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Inadequately employed; esp., lacking sufficient paid work.
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Working at low-skilled, poorly paid jobs when one is trained for, or could be trained for, more highly skilled work.
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Employed in a job for which one is overqualified; or employed in a job that does not pay as much as one wants or expects.
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the underemployed
  • underemployed people
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the underemployed

Origin of underemployed