chômage

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See also: chomage and Chômage

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chômer +‎ -age

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  • IPA(key): /ʃo.maʒ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

chômage m (plural chômages)

  1. idleness
  2. unemployment
    Synonym: (France, informal) chomdu
    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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