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unemployment
American English: /ˌənəmˈplɔɪmənt/
British English: /ʌnɪmˈplɔɪm(ə)nt/
, /ʌnɛmˈplɔɪm(ə)nt/

Translation of unemployment in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 2 (number of unemployed) hidden unemployment
    desempleo or (Spain) paro encubierto or disfrazado
    cesantía disfrazada (Chile)
    (before noun) unemployment figures
    cifras (feminine plural) de desempleo ( or desocupación etc)
    número (masculine) de desempleados or desocupados or (Spain) parados or (Chile) cesantes
    Example sentences
    • Critics perceived it as a desperate government policy to hide the soaring unemployment figures of the day.
    • So all this economic growth stuff and unemployment figures may be wide of the real mark.
    • It would lower unemployment figures because more people would be able to do it.

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