Unemployed vs Flexicurity - What's the difference?

unemployed | flexicurity |


As nouns the difference between unemployed and flexicurity

is that unemployed is unemployed people while flexicurity is a welfare state model with a proactive labour market policy, combining easy hiring and firing (flexibility for employers) and high benefits for the unemployed (security for the employees).

As an adjective unemployed

is having no profession (despite being able and willing to work).

unemployed

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Having no profession (despite being able and willing to work).
  • Having no use, not doing work
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    Synonyms

    * (having no job) jobless, out of work (used only after the noun ), out-of-work

    Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • Unemployed people.
  • The unemployed are a growing portion of the population.

    Usage notes

    * This is not a true noun. It is an example of a "fused-head" construction in which an adjective (or possessive or determiner) is assumed to have fused with an omitted noun which is grammatically required.

    Synonyms

    * jobless

    flexicurity

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia flexicurity)
  • A welfare state model with a proactive labour market policy, combining easy hiring and firing (flexibility for employers) and high benefits for the unemployed (security for the employees).