anti-unemployment

adjective
an·​ti-un·​em·​ploy·​ment | \ ˌan-tē-ˌən-im-ˈplȯi-mənt How to pronounce anti-unemployment (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-unemployment

: intended to reduce unemployment the government's anti-unemployment policies an anti-unemployment program

First Known Use of anti-unemployment

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-unemployment was in 1921

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anti-ulcer

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“Anti-unemployment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-unemployment. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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