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status zero

n
1. (Sociology) the condition of young people who are out of school but not in further education or training, permanently or regularly out of work, and dropping out of the mainstream of society
2. (Social Welfare) the condition of young people who are out of school but not in further education or training, permanently or regularly out of work, and dropping out of the mainstream of society
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