Bedeutung von "unemployment" Essential English Dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪmənt/

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.

US (UK unemployment benefit) 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" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)