semiskilled

[ sem-ee-skild, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈskɪld, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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adjective

having or requiring more training and skill than unskilled labor but less than skilled labor.

Nearby words

  1. semireligious,
  2. semirigid,
  3. semiround,
  4. semis,
  5. semiserious,
  6. semisoft,
  7. semisolid,
  8. semisolus,
  9. semisophisticated,
  10. semisphere

Origin of semiskilled

First recorded in 1915–20; semi- + skilled

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British Dictionary definitions for semiskilled

semiskilled

/ (ˌsɛmɪˈskɪld) /

adjective

partly skilled or trained but not sufficiently so to perform specialized work
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