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technological unemployment

noun
1.
unemployment caused by technological changes or new methods of production in an industry or business.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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technological un-employment in Culture

technological unemployment definition


Unemployment caused by the displacement of workers by machines.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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