Definition of job-hunt in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjäb ˈˌhənt/


[no object] (usually as noun job-hunting) informal
Seek employment.
Example sentences
  • The 49-year-old father-of-two was appalled after reading about an agency who asked Miss Everett if she was job-hunting for her son.
  • The survey also found that over 30 per cent of those surveyed thought figure and looks counted in job-hunting.
  • Stefan, who lived with his dad in Winton, had just finished a training course with the Prince's Trust and was preparing to start job-hunting.



Pronunciation: /ˈjäbˌhən(t)ər/
Example sentences
  • They ask those job-hunters who pass interviews to have a medical examination before signing a contract.
  • One poll of 4,000 job-hunters found a third would prefer flexible hours to an extra €1, 000 a year.
  • They make things harder for women job-hunters by secretly increasing the requirements on them.

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Syllabification: job-hunt

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