semiskilled

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

adjective

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

Origin of semiskilled

First recorded in 1915–20; semi- + skilled
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semiskilled

/ (ˌsɛmɪˈskɪld) /

adjective

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