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subemployment

[suhb-em-ploi-muh nt]
noun
  1. insufficient employment in the labor force of a country, area, or industry, including unemployment and underemployment.
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Origin of subemployment

First recorded in 1965–70; sub- + employment
Related formssub·em·ployed, adjective
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