semiskilled

adjective semi·skilled \ ˌse-mē-ˈskild , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \

Definition of semiskilled

: having or requiring less training than skilled labor and more than unskilled labor

Examples of semiskilled in a Sentence

  1. semiskilled and unskilled assembly workers

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First Known Use of semiskilled

1916

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Definition of semiskilled for English Language Learners

  • : having or requiring some training : having or requiring less training than skilled labor and more than unskilled labor


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