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Definition of Unemployment

Unemployment

  1. Quality or state of being not employed; -- used esp. in economics, of the condition of various social classes when temporarily thrown out of employment, as those engaged for short periods, those whose trade is decaying, and those least competent.

Unemployment Quotations

The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy.
Milton Friedman

Child labor perpetuates poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, population growth, and other social problems.
Kailash Satyarthi

The 24% unemployment reached at the depths of the Great Depression was no picnic.
Barry Eichengreen

America should meet its obligations in the form of Social Security, Medicare, our ability to pay our military, legally binding legislation that allows unemployment compensation, the judiciary, the federal court system, the federal prison system, all those kinds of things have to be paid for.
Bill Johnson

History shows that tax increases during a recession are a recipe for greater unemployment and economic loss.
Pete Sessions
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Unemployment Translations

unemployment in Afrikaans is werkloosheid
unemployment in Dutch is werkeloosheid, werkloosheid
unemployment in German is Arbeitslosigkeit {f}
unemployment in Italian is disoccupazione
unemployment in Portuguese is desemprego
unemployment in Spanish is desempleo, vacancia
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