Definition of semiskilled in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsemēˈskild/
Pronunciation: /ˌsemīˈskild/


(Of work or a worker) having or needing some, but not extensive, training: assembly lines of semiskilled workers
More example sentences
  • The government should not lift the prohibition on sending semi-skilled workers overseas as long as the manpower ministry is unable to improve its poor delivery system, says a labor export service association.
  • The availability of masses of unskilled or semi-skilled workers was helpful in the past, but that leaves the country in a position where it always has to fight off others with still cheaper labor.
  • It is also clear that there are nearly no new industrial jobs for semi-skilled workers in the near future, because there is no labour intensive industrial expansion in sight.

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Syllabification: sem·i·skilled

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