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"deskill" in British English

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deskillverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌdiːˈskɪl/
to ​reduce the ​amount of ​skill that someone ​needs to do a ​particularjob: New ​technology has been used to deskill many ​jobs.
(Definition of deskill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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deskillverb [T]

uk   us   /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 ​timemechanization had ​effectively deskilled many ​craftsmen.
deskilled
adjective
a deskilled ​workforce
deskilling
noun [U]
A ​creativeapproach to ​work may be ​lost as ​automationleads to deskilling.
(Definition of deskill from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deskill”
in Chinese (Simplified) 降低技术要求…
in Chinese (Traditional) 降低技術要求…
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