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"deskill" in British English

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deskillverb [T]

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

"deskill" in Business English

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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 time mechanization had effectively deskilled many craftsmen.
deskilled
adjective
a deskilled workforce
deskilling
noun [U]
A creative approach to work may be lost as automation leads 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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