Meaning of “long-term unemployment” in the English Dictionary

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"long-term unemployment" in Business English

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long-term unemploymentnoun [ U ]

uk us ECONOMICS, HR

a situation in which people have not had a job for a long time, usually a year or more:

The unemployed must be offered retraining instead of long-term unemployment and de-skilling.

(Definition of “long-term unemployment” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)