Definition of unpaid adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈpeɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈpeɪd//
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  1. 1not yet paid unpaid bills
  2. 2done or taken without payment unpaid work unpaid leave opposite paid
  3. 3(of people) not receiving payment for work that they do unpaid volunteers opposite paid See related entries: Describing jobs
  4. Extra examples customers who leave their bills unpaid till the last minute the virtually unpaid labour of large peasant families He chose to take 6 weeks of unpaid leave. Many of the children are used as unpaid labour. The canteen is run by unpaid volunteers. They inevitably work countless hours of unpaid overtime.
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