underemployment


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un·der·em·ployed

 (ŭn′dər-ĕm-ploid′)
adj.
1. Employed only part-time when one needs and desires full-time employment.
2. Employed at a low-paying job that requires less skill or training than one possesses.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
Underemployed persons considered as a group. Used with the.

un′der·em·ploy′ment n.
Translations

underemployment

[ˌʌndərɪmˈplɔɪmənt] Nsubempleo m

underemployment

[ˌʌndərɪmˈplɔɪmənt] nsous-emploi m
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