subemployment

[ suhb-em-ploi-muh nt ]
/ ˌsʌb ɛmˈplɔɪ mənt /

noun

insufficient employment in the labor force of a country, area, or industry, including unemployment and underemployment.

Nearby words

  1. subdural,
  2. subdural hemorrhage,
  3. subdural space,
  4. subedit,
  5. subeditor,
  6. subendocardial layer,
  7. subendothelial layer,
  8. subendothelium,
  9. subentry,
  10. subependymoma

Origin of subemployment

First recorded in 1965–70; sub- + employment

Related formssub·em·ployed, adjective

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