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English definition of “deskill”

deskill

verb [T]     /ˌdiːˈskɪl/ HR
to change the way a job is done so that less skill is needed to do it: New technology has been used to deskill many jobs.
to reduce the level of skill that a worker has: By this time mechanization had effectively deskilled many craftsmen.
deskilled adjective deskilling noun [U]
(Definition of deskill verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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