Meaning of “reskill” in the English Dictionary

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"reskill" in British English

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reskillverb

uk /ˌriːˈskɪl/ us /ˌriːˈskɪl/

[ I ] to learn new skills so that you can do a different job:

Many unemployed people are forced to reskill.

[ T ] to train people to do a different job:

The company plans to reskill 300 of its engineers.

(Definition of “reskill” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reskill" in Business English

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reskillverb

uk /ˌriːˈskɪl/ us HR, WORKPLACE

[ I ] to learn new skills so that you can do a different job:

I applied for a training grant so that I could reskill.

[ T ] to train people to do a different job:

The company has plans to retrain and reskill the shop floor workers who are likely to lose their jobs.

(Definition of “reskill” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)