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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The existence of numbers of workers without jobs.

Usage examples (39)
  • Altogether these 21 million Americans comprise what is sometimes called the underemployment rate, which hit 13.5 percent in December.
  • Ms. SHIERHOLZ: The so-called underemployment rate moved a little but it's essentially flat at around 17 percent.
  • These two groups are added to the unemployed to create a broader labor market measure called the underemployment rate.
  • The so-called underemployment rate reached 17 percent, its highest point since the government began tracking such data in 1994. for more
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