the state of being unemployed, especially involuntarily:
Automation poses a threat of unemployment for many unskilled workers.
the number of persons who are unemployed.
unemployment and foreclosures remain high, yet the world economy is tentatively stable.
The 20 Smartest People Of 2010 The Daily Beast December 29, 2010
Housing prices had been collapsing for two years, and unemployment was climbing.
Federal Open Markets Committee Was Clueless to Financial Crisis Michael Tomasky February 23, 2014
Nothing fundamental has changed about Greece, or Spain—countries with 24 percent unemployment and shrinking economies.
Economics Developments in the U.S., Europe, and China Could Trip Up Obama’s Reelection Campaign Daniel Gross September 5, 2012
unemployment numbers reported Friday showed the jobless rate remained at 9.7 percent.
25 Boom States The Daily Beast March 4, 2010
Simply put, unemployment benefits increase unemployment durations.
The Dirty Secret of Unemployment Reihan Salam April 7, 2010
The commune will pay house rent for three months for a genuine case of unemployment.
Glimpses into the Abyss Mary Higgs
The best results were obtained in the sphere of unemployment.
The World in Chains John Mavrogordato
It has been insidiously planted in some parts where the discontent growing out of unemployment brought fertile opportunity.
Cox–The Man Roger W. Babson
We hear of the prevention of unemployment, the removal of the bugbear of “losing the job.”
The Psychology of Nations G.E. Partridge
unemployment prevailed, but he seemed to contact more women in business places than he did in former days.
David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
the condition of being unemployed
the number of unemployed workers, often as a percentage of the total labour force
1888, from un- (1) “not” + employment.
opposed to trade or unionism.
an institution of learning of the highest level, having a college of liberal arts and a program of graduate studies together with several professional schools, as of theology, law, medicine, and engineering, and authorized to confer both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Continental European universities usually have only graduate or professional schools. Contemporary Examples Clashes broke […]
of, relating to, or designating a city or town. living in a city. characteristic of or accustomed to cities; citified: He is an urban type. Saint, pope a.d. 222–230. (OdoorOtho) c1042–99, French ecclesiastic: pope 1088–99. (Uberto Crivelli) Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1185–87. (Jacques Pantaléon) died 1264, French ecclesiastic: pope 1261–64. (Guillaume de Grimoard) c1310–70, French ecclesiastic: […]
- Anti utilitarian
pertaining to or consisting in . having regard to or usefulness rather than beauty, ornamentation, etc. of, relating to, or adhering to the doctrine of . an adherent of . adjective of or relating to utilitarianism designed for use rather than beauty noun a person who believes in utilitarianism 1781, coined by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) […]