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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Unemployment  \Un`em*ploy"ment\,  n. 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  unemployment 
  n  :  the  state  of  being  unemployed  or  not  having  a  job: 
  "unemployment  is  a  serious  social  evil";  "the  rate  of 
  unemployment  is  an  indicator  of  the  health  of  an  economy" 
  [ant:  {employment}] 




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