- long-term unemployment long-term unemployment ➔ unemployment
* * *long-term unemployment UK US noun [U] 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.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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