Definition of overemployment in English:

overemployment

noun

  • 1The excessive use of a person, thing, strategy, etc.

  • 2A situation in which the number of vacancies for jobs exceeds the number of people unemployed, producing a labour shortage.

Origin

Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). From over- + employment.

Pronunciation

overemployment

/ˌəʊvərɪmˈplɔɪm(ə)nt/ /ˌəʊvərɛmˈplɔɪm(ə)nt/