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- The state of having no job; joblessness.
- Unemployment made Jack depressed.
- 1944 May and June, R. H. W. Bruce, “The L.M.S.R. in Northern Ireland—I”, in Railway Magazine, page 147:
- In 1928, an arrangement was made between the Government of Northern Ireland and the N.C.C. for the construction of a loop line as an unemployment scheme.
- The phenomenon of joblessness in an economy.
- Unemployment has been considered a cause of crime.
- The level of joblessness in an economy, often measured as a percentage of the workforce.
- Unemployment was reported at 5.2% in May, up from 4.9% in April.
- (countable) A type of joblessness due to a particular economic mechanism.
- All unemployments, seasonal, frictional, cyclical, classical, whatever, mean that you're out of work.
- (countable) An instance or period of joblessness.
- Until then his life had consisted of low-paying jobs, numerous unemployments, and drug use.
- classical unemployment
- cyclical unemployment
- frictional unemployment
- Marxian unemployment
- search unemployment
- seasonal unemployment
- structural unemployment
- technological unemployment
- unemployment benefit
- unemployment benefits
- unemployment insurance
- unemployment rate
- unemployment scheme
- unemployment trap
- wait unemployment
- "unemployment" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 325.