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job losses

This page is about the collocation job losses

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

reductions in the number of jobs available

For example

  • The failure of the automotive industry caused massive job losses.

  • The job losses came after companies moved their factories to poor countries where people can be paid very low wages.

Quick Quiz

If job losses increase, it becomes

a. harder to find a job

b. easier to find a job

c. impossible to find a job

Contributor: Matt Errey