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un·em·ploy·ment

 (ŭn′ĕm-ploi′mənt, -ĭm-)
n.
1. The state of being unemployed, especially involuntarily.
2. The percentage or number of people who are involuntarily unemployed: Unemployment has been shrinking throughout the recovery.
3. Unemployment insurance.

unemployment

(ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪmənt)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the condition of being unemployed
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the number of unemployed workers, often as a percentage of the total labour force

un•em•ploy•ment

(ˌʌn ɛmˈplɔɪ mənt)

n.
1. the state of being unemployed.
2. the number of unemployed persons, usu. expressed as a percentage: Unemployment went up two-tenths of a percent in April.
3. Informal. unemployment benefit.
[1885–90]

Unemployment

 of graduates: a group of students—Hare, 1939.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unemployment - the state of being unemployed or not having a jobunemployment - the state of being unemployed or not having a job; "unemployment is a serious social evil"; "the rate of unemployment is an indicator of the health of an economy"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
employ, employment - the state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"
Translations
بِطَالَةبَطالَهعَدَدُ العاطِلين عن العَمَل
nezaměstnanost
arbejdsløshed
työttömyys
nezaposlenost
munkanélküliség
atvinnuleysi
失業
실직
şomaj
nezamestnanosť
brezposelnost
arbetslöshet
การว่างงาน
tình trạng thất nghiệp

unemployment

[ˈʌnɪmˈplɔɪmənt]
A. Nparo m, desempleo m, cesantía f (Chile)
B. CPD unemployment benefit N (Brit) → subsidio m de paro or desempleo
unemployment figures NPLcifras fpl del paro
unemployment line N (US) → fila f de parados, cola f del paro

unemployment

[ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪmənt]
nchômage m
modif [levels] → de chômage; [statistics, numbers, crisis, problem] → du chômageunemployment benefit nallocation f chômageunemployment compensation n (US)allocation f chômageunemployment figures nplchiffres mpl du chômageunemployment line n (US)rangs mpl des demandeurs d'emploiunemployment rate ntaux m de chômage

unemployment

nArbeitslosigkeit f, → Erwerbslosigkeit f; unemployment has risen this monthdie Arbeitslosenziffer ist diesen Monat gestiegen

unemployment

:
unemployment benefit, (US) unemployment compensation
unemployment figures
plArbeitslosenziffer f
unemployment insurance
unemployment line
n (US) to be in the unemploymentarbeitslos sein, stempeln gehen (inf); many white-collar workers find themselves in the unemploymentsviele Schreibtischarbeiter finden sich auf dem Arbeitsamt wieder
unemployment rate

unemployment

[ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪmənt] ndisoccupazione f

unemployed

(animˈploid) adjective
not having, or not able to find, work. He has been unemployed for three months.
noun plural
people who are unemployed. The numbers of (the) unemployed are still increasing.
ˌunemˈployment noun
1. the state of being unemployed. If the factory is closed, many men will face unemployment.
2. the numbers of people without work. Unemployment has reached record figures this year.

unemployment

بِطَالَة nezaměstnanost arbejdsløshed Arbeitslosigkeit ανεργία desempleo työttömyys chômage nezaposlenost disoccupazione 失業 실직 werkloosheid arbeidsløshet bezrobocie desemprego безработица arbetslöshet การว่างงาน işsizlik tình trạng thất nghiệp 失业
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