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It should be noted that for the period covered, most people unemployed can expect a reasonably short duration of unemployment (that is, they are only frictionally unemployed).
The unemployed then would consist largely of the frictionally unemployed--those who are jobless for short periods as they are changing jobs.
a discouraged worker cyclically unemployed frictionally unemployed structurally unemployed
The performance of the process was quantified using a weighted sum of the temperature difference, "overpack" and frictionally overheating criteria.
If people become jobless because of the termination of projects or the closing of places of employment, they are said to be frictionally unemployed.
Verbal and visual media interact desirously or frictionally, producing the energeia that marks Byatt's style.