UNEMPLOYMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNEMPLOYMENT
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 n.  not having a job; condition of being unemployed; state of being unused
Classic Sentence:
1  Then he went out and took his place with the mob of the unemployed.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 12
2  A full half of these were "fakes," put in by the endless variety of establishments which preyed upon the helpless ignorance of the unemployed.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
3  So Jurgis trudged four or five miles, and passed through a waiting throng of unemployed at the gate under the escort of his friend.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
4  Just about this time one of the Chicago newspapers, which made much of the "common people," opened a "free-soup kitchen" for the benefit of the unemployed.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 27
5  I first became acquainted with him on board a whale vessel; finding that he was unemployed in this city, I easily engaged him to assist in my enterprise.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 2
6  When the latter was unemployed, he sometimes walked with us to show us the boats and ships, and once or twice he took us for a row.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
7  No doubt in that perfect world there had been no unemployed problem, no social question left unsolved.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In X
8  Among these unemployed there are bores, the bored, dreamers, and some knaves.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
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16  Where unemployment and crime are high, it can be assumed that the latter is due to the former.
17  No one disputes the direct linkage between the unemployment rate and crime.
18  After attacking the Government's economic policy, he went on to describe how the Labour Party would reduce unemployment.
19  A reduced standard of living will develop from increasing taxation and rising unemployment.
20  The rise in unemployment is seen as indicative of a new economic recession.
21  Mass unemployment seems to be a fact of life nowadays.
22  This national fund pays for welfare benefits such as unemployment and sickness pay.
23  Any growth in unemployment is self-evidently a matter of extreme seriousness.
24  Many white-collar workers, like stock brokers and investment bankers, find themselves in the unemployment lines.
25  When the options are unemployment or a boring job, having babies can seem like the only means of self-fulfilment.
26  The level of unemployment is rising.
27  It is very / most improbable that the level of unemployment will fall.
28  Almost all the recent criticism from the mass media is directed at the ever increasing rate of unemployment.
29  The North, by and large, has fared better than most regions in avoiding high unemployment figures.
30  The highest rates of unemployment occur in the inner urban areas.