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semi-skilled

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Conditions of employment
semi-skilledˌsemi-ˈskilled, semiskilled /ˌsemiˈskɪld◂/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 BECa semi-skilled worker has some skills related to the job they do, but is not fully skilled 🔊 semi-skilled workers2 a semi-skilled job is one that you need some skills to do, but you do not have to be highly skilled 🔊 a semi-skilled job
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semi-skilledThe working-class occupations may be divided into skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled strata, and life-chances broadly differ according to the skill level.But since the beginning of the seventies the semi-skilled became highly organized.A retired male semi-skilled home owner said: I can dress how I like and do what I like.Social class 4 consists of semi-skilled manual occupations.You're a semi-skilled mechanic, just like the municipal rat-catcher, on piecework.
From Longman Business Dictionarysemi-skilledˌsemi-ˈskilled adjective semi-skilled workers are not in highly skilled or professional jobs, but need some special skills to do their jobIt would sometimes take months to fillsemi-skilled assembly jobs. compare skilled, unskilled
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