flexicurity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of flexibility and security, coined by Danish prime minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen in the 1990s.

Noun[edit]

flexicurity (uncountable)

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  1. A welfare state model with a proactive labour market policy, combining easy hiring and firing (flexibility for employers) and high benefits for the unemployed (security for the employees).