Russian word of the day: Безработный

Oct 18, 2018

How to say 

"Unemployed" in Russian




unemployed, jobless


  • В настоя́щее вре́мя он безрабо́тный.

    v nas-ta-yá-schye-ye vryé-mya on beez-ra-bót-nyî

    He is currently unemployed.

  • За 2017 год число́ безрабо́тных вы́росло на 2%.

    za dvye tý-sya-chee seem-nát-tsa-tyî got chees-ló beez-ra-bót-nyh vý-ras-la na dva pra-tsén-ta

    In 2017, the number of unemployed increased by 2%.

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рабо́та [ra-bó-ta] Noun
work, job
рабо́тать [ra-bó-tat'] Verb
to work
зараба́тывать [za-ra-bá-ty-vat'] Verb
to earn
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Related words and phrases

соиска́тель [sa-ees-ká-teel'] Noun
candidate, applicant, job seeker
де́ньги [dyén'-gee] Noun
прогу́ливать [pra-gu-lee-vat'] Verb
to miss, to skip (classes or work)
увольня́ть [u-val'-nyát'] Verb
to discharge, to dismiss, to fire
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