Bedeutung von “unemployment” im Essential American English Dictionary


noun [ no plural ] us /ˌʌn·ɪmˈplɔɪ·mənt/

B1 the number of people who are unemployed:

high/low unemployment
a rise in unemployment

the fact of being unemployed:

A long period of unemployment can lead to financial trouble.

money that the government pays to unemployed people who are looking for jobs:

He’s on unemployment benefit.
He’s collecting unemployment.

(Definition von “unemployment” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)