verb (used with object)

to put out of work; cause to become unemployed.

Origin of disemploy

First recorded in 1610–20; dis-1 + employ
Related formsdis·em·ploy·ment, noun
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Contemporary Examples of disemployment

  • However, David Neumark and William Wascher have also done some pretty famous work showing that there are disemployment effects.

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    How to Think About the Minimum Wage

    Megan McArdle

    February 14, 2013