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unpaid

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈpeɪd/

Translation of unpaid in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [work/volunteer] no retribuido, no remunerado; [leave] sin sueldo I'm sick of doing unpaid overtime estoy harta de hacer horas extras sin que me paguen
    Example sentences
    • The court will be able to insist they undertake unpaid work, drug or alcohol treatment or supervision while the sentence is on-going.
    • Community penalties involve undertaking unpaid work amounting to seven million hours ordered each year.
    • He was also ordered to undertake 150 hours unpaid work and to pay the £1,000 compensation to YorkBoat.
    Example sentences
    • Moreover, if local leaders receive a wage, they are resented by unpaid volunteers.
    • When the second successor company was registered in 1997, he became a paid manager and unpaid director of that business.
    • Under the new ‘regime’ Sophie and her brother Jason are just two of the club's board of unpaid directors.
    1.2 [debt] pendiente, no liquidado the invoice is still unpaid la factura todavía está por cobrar/por pagar
    Example sentences
    • The rules of bankruptcy allow such deals to discharge a bankrupt, no matter how large the unpaid debt.
    • So the fact that the medical debts were unpaid says little, because it may reflect strategic payment of debts prior to bankruptcy.
    • A close inspection of unpaid debts often reveals poor performance and unsolved issues.

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