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UNEMPLOYMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unemployment mean? 

UNEMPLOYMENT (noun)
  The noun UNEMPLOYMENT has 1 sense:

1. the state of being unemployed or not having a job

  Familiarity information: UNEMPLOYMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


UNEMPLOYMENT (noun)


Sense 1unemployment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being unemployed or not having a job

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context examples:

unemployment is a serious social evil / the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy

Hypernyms ("unemployment" is a kind of...):

state (the way something is with respect to its main attributes)

Antonym:

employment (the state of being employed or having a job)


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