Translation of underemployed in Spanish:


subempleado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌəndərɪmˈplɔɪd//ʌndərɪmˈplɔɪd/


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    (person) subempleado
    (resources/space/plant) infrautilizado
    • ‘Nobody is underemployed in the health service,’ a spokesman said.
    • They're underemployed, and yet they make some of the best employees because they're grateful for the jobs.
    • I suppose it would remain popular at least until all the investment capital leaves the province, leaving an underemployed (but very highly educated!) workforce.
    • Namely, many were underemployed men who possessed some military skills, enjoyed ready access to the arms of the day, and knew how to exploit relatively light government supervision.
    • He worries, if the high-paying jobs move offshore, that could leave him and other workers permanently underemployed.
    • There are other people who are employed, but they're underemployed in terms of their skills.
    • The name isn't important, but since I'm an underemployed historian, I'll use subtext because these words are about all I have to show for my education.
    • These underemployed immigrants work in jobs as foodstand operators, baby-sitters, or waitresses either in family-run restaurants or in the catering trade.
    • And according to a study conducted by the state, the region has 125,000 underemployed workers who could be trained for new or more advanced jobs.
    • I do not find the respondent to be intentionally underemployed.
    • Some migrants reported that they were underemployed and did not work at the level for which training had prepared them.
    • Mr. Berry's closing submission goes some way towards recognizing that Larry is now underemployed.