technological unemployment


noun

unemployment caused by technological changes or new methods of production in an industry or business.

Nearby words

  1. technocratic,
  2. technofear,
  3. technography,
  4. technol.,
  5. technological,
  6. technologically,
  7. technologist,
  8. technologize,
  9. technology,
  10. technology agreement

Origin of technological unemployment

First recorded in 1925–30

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Culture definitions for technological unemployment

technological unemployment

Unemployment caused by the displacement of workers by machines.

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