subemployment
noun Date: 1967 a condition of inadequate employment in a labor force including unemployment and underemployment

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  • subemployment — /sub em ploy meuhnt/, n. insufficient employment in the labor force of a country, area, or industry, including unemployment and underemployment. [1965 70; SUB + EMPLOYMENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • subemployment — See under employment …   Dictionary of sociology

  • subemployment — sub·employment …   English syllables

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  • subemployed — ☆ subemployed [sub΄əm ploid′ ] adj. designating or of those workers who are unemployed, underemployed, or employed at wages below a subsistence level subemployment n. * * * sub·em·ployed (sŭb ĕm ploidʹ) adj. Of or relating to workers or segments… …   Universalium

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  • under-employment — Suboptimal utilization of labour, also termed subemployment. Visible under employment involves working fewer hours than a person normally works, or prefers to work. Invisible under employment involves under utilization of a person s skills,… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • subemployed — ☆ subemployed [sub΄əm ploid′ ] adj. designating or of those workers who are unemployed, underemployed, or employed at wages below a subsistence level subemployment n …   English World dictionary

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