Meaning of “structural unemployment” in the English Dictionary

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"structural unemployment" in Business English

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structural unemploymentnoun [ U ]

uk us ECONOMICS

a situation where there are people without work because they live in areas where jobs do not exist, or because they do not have the necessary skills for jobs that exist:

The recession could have created structural unemployment in the US.

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