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Meaning of unemployment

un•em•ploy•ment

Pronunciation: (un"em-ploi'munt), [key]
— n.
  1. the state of being unemployed, esp. involuntarily: Automation poses a threat of unemployment for many unskilled workers.
  2. the number of persons who are unemployed.
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