subemployment

noun

sub·​em·​ploy·​ment ˌsəb-im-ˈplȯi-mənt How to pronounce subemployment (audio)
: a condition of inadequate employment in a labor force including unemployment and underemployment

Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subemployment was in 1967

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Cite this Entry

“Subemployment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subemployment. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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