Definition of Underemployment
(noun) A situation in which an individual’s job underutilizes their qualifications or skills.
- American English – /uhn-duhr-rim-plOI-muhnt/
- British English – /uhn-duh-rim-plOI-muhnt/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /əndərɪmˈplɔɪmənt/
- British English – /ˌʌndərɪmˈplɔɪmənt/
- Plural: underemployments
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “underemployment.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 3, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/underemployment/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
underemployment. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/underemployment/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “underemployment.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 3, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/underemployment/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“underemployment.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 3 Oct. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/underemployment/>.