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unskilled

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adjective un·skilled \-ˈskild\

Simple Definition of unskilled

  • : not having special skills : without training or education

  • : not requiring special skills or training

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unskilled

  1. 1 :  not skilled in a branch of work :  lacking technical training <an unskilled worker>

  2. 2 :  not requiring skill <unskilled jobs>

  3. 3 :  marked by lack of skill <produced unskilled poems>

Examples of unskilled in a sentence

  1. <an unskilled handling of the facial features in the portrait explains why it is attributed to school of Velázquez and not to the master himself>

  2. <hired unskilled workers because they would work for lower wages>



1559

First Known Use of unskilled

1559


UNSKILLED Defined for Kids

unskilled

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adjective un·skilled \ˌən-ˈskild\

Definition of unskilled for Students

  1. 1 :  not having skill <unskilled workers>

  2. 2 :  not needing skill <unskilled jobs>





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