- having or requiring more training and skill than unskilled labor but less than skilled labor.
Origin of semiskilled
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There is, however, a considerable number of skilled and semiskilled workers.Negro Migration during the War
Emmett J. Scott
- partly skilled or trained but not sufficiently so to perform specialized work
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