underemployment

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noun un·der·em·ploy·ment \ˌən-dər-im-ˈplȯi-mənt\

Definition of underemployment

  1. 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. 2 :  the condition of being underemployed

1909

First Known Use of underemployment

1909


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