technological unemployment


noun

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

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Origin of technological unemployment

First recorded in 1925–30

Words nearby technological unemployment

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Cultural definitions for technological unemployment

technological unemployment

Unemployment caused by the displacement of workers by machines.

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