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English definition of “frictional unemployment”

frictional unemployment

noun [U]     (also search unemployment)
ECONOMICS the state of being temporarily unemployed when you are moving between jobs or looking for your first job : When you resign from a job without securing another job , you are entering frictional unemployment . the frictional unemployment rate → Compare seasonal unemployment, structural unemployment
(Definition of frictional unemployment noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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