unemployment

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unemployment /ˌʌnɪmˈploɪmənt/ noun
unemployment
/ˌʌnɪmˈploɪmənt/
noun
Learner's definition of UNEMPLOYMENT
[noncount]
: the state of not having a job
: the total number of people who do not have jobs in a particular place or area
US : money paid by the government to someone who does not have a job
called also unemployment benefits, (British) unemployment benefit, (US) unemployment compensation
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