Definition of unemployment

Definition of unemployment
  1. unemployment Noun The state of having no job; joblessness.
  2. unemployment Noun The phenomenon of joblessness in an economy.
  3. unemployment Noun The level of joblessness in an economy, often measured as a percentage of the workforce.
  4. unemployment Noun A type of joblessness due to a particular economic mechanism.
  5. unemployment Noun An instance or period of joblessness.
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