nonemployment

noun non·em·ploy·ment \ ˌnän-im-ˈplȯi-mənt \
|Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of nonemployment

: a state of not being employed : unemployment
  • two months of nonemployment
  • … provides no information about its contributors other than an indication of their place of employment or, for some authors, their city of nonemployment.
  • —Joel Conarroe

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