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semiskilled

[sem-ee-skild, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈskɪld, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
having or requiring more training and skill than unskilled labor but less than skilled labor.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; semi- + skilled
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  • Instead of requiring a crew of dozens, it is controlled by one semiskilled soldier.
  • It's become especially common for semiskilled positions in offices and so forth.
  • The idea of programming as a semiskilled task, practiced by people with a few months' training, is dangerous.
  • semiskilled work is work which needs some skills but does not require doing the more complex work duties.
British Dictionary definitions for semiskilled

semiskilled

/ˌsɛmɪˈskɪld/
adjective
1.
partly skilled or trained but not sufficiently so to perform specialized work
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