Definition of 'unskilled'
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But we also need to think about how we will fill unskilled jobs. The Sun (2016)This is largely untrue, barring a small effect on real wages in unskilled jobs such as cleaning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The scheme was suspended after claims that some migrants were in fact doing relatively unskilled work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My mum was a school cleaner and my dad did unskilled manual work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have already mentioned that economic globalization has reduced the number of jobs available to unskilled workers. Sociology (1995)There are no longer any unskilled jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But this is not a job for the unskilled. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This country does not need any more unskilled labour. The Sun (2012)The same seems to be true for unskilled labour. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)Racial discrimination has made it especially difficult for them to compete for the dwindling supply of unskilled jobs. Sociology (1995)Immigration of workers coming here to do unskilled work must stop so young people have a chance of getting into the workforce. The Sun (2014)Only in the case of some unskilled jobs do organisations seem to feel that they can afford to do without the interview. How to Face Interviews (1981)Particularly in the cities, bad times forced many unskilled laborers and their families into dire poverty. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)They work in unskilled jobs, if they work at all. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They do all the care work, the unskilled work and the seasonal work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Only 5 per cent more of those whose parents did unskilled or manual work went to university. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We don't need people to come in and do unskilled jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Our problem is the huge influx of eastern Europeans who have taken the majority of the unskilled jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Investment in Africa flowed into rapidly expanding mineral and plantation resources which required a large unskilled labour input and relatively little skilled labour. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Many are for medical or specialist staff but a quarter of them are vacancies for unskilled jobs as labourers, hotel workers or sales assistants. The Sun (2012)The government subsequently announced that students would no longer be able to remain in Britain to work in unskilled jobs when their courses were finished. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He said: 'We do need a lot of unskilled labour to pick fruit. The Sun (2015)This parachuting in of unskilled manual labour does not seem like a sensible way to run a postal system but we aren't here for our mailing ability. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I doubt whether Amazon is driven by social conscience to preserve thousands of unskilled jobs that don't need to exist. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Germany and Scandinavia) settled in the towns where they preferred to join their countrymen who had kept close together in the cities and found unskilled industrial work. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)
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British English: unskilled /ʌnˈskɪld/ ADJECTIVE
People who are unskilled do not have any special training for a job.
He worked as an unskilled labourer.
- American English: unskilled
- Arabic: غَيْرُ مَاهِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: não especializado
- Chinese: 不熟练的
- Croatian: nevješt
- Czech: nekvalifikovaný
- Danish: ufaglært
- Dutch: ongeschoold
- European Spanish: no cualificado
- Finnish: ammattitaidoton
- French: non qualifié
- German: ungelernt
- Greek: ανειδίκευτος
- Italian: non specializzato
- Japanese: 熟練していない
- Korean: 미숙한
- Norwegian: ufaglært
- Polish: niewykwalifikowany
- European Portuguese: não especializado
- Romanian: necalificat
- Russian: неквалифицированный
- Spanish: no calificado
- Swedish: outbildad
- Thai: ไม่มีความชำนาญ
- Turkish: niteliksiz
- Ukrainian: некваліфікований
- Vietnamese: không có chuyên môn
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