jobseeker

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job +‎ seeker

NounEdit

jobseeker (plural jobseekers)

  1. A person seeking employment.
    • 2021 September 8, “Network News: HS2 jobs boost - but skills shortage a concern”, in RAIL, number 939, page 16:
      It has taken people off the dole queue, and its online jobseekers board is updated daily.
  2. (Britain) An unemployed person who needs to prove he/she is looking for work in order to obtain government benefits.

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