chômage

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From chômer +‎ -age.[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

chômage m (plural chômages)

  1. idleness
  2. unemployment
    Synonym: (France, informal) chômedu
    Le ministre de l’Économie a déclaré qu’il s’attendait aux "très bons" chiffres du chômage.
    The Finance Minister declared that he was expecting "very good" unemployment figures.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: șomaj

References[edit]

  1. ^ chômage” in Émile Littré, Dictionnaire de la langue française, 1872–1877.
  2. ^ chômage”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

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