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underemployment

noun un·der·em·ploy·ment \-ˈpli-mənt\

Definition of UNDEREMPLOYMENT

1
:  the condition in which people in a labor force are employed at less than full-time or regular jobs or at jobs inadequate with respect to their training or economic needs
2
:  the condition of being underemployed

First Known Use of UNDEREMPLOYMENT

1909

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