Definition of 'untrained'
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There were also concerns raised about the use of restraints by untrained workers and claims staff spent a patient's cash. The Sun (2016)To the untrained eye they looked like pebbles. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They left that to a social worker untrained in criminal investigations. The Sun (2010)This makes the ratio of untrained to trained staff very important. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To the untrained eye he looks arrogant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This has no discernible effect on taste and will go unnoticed to the untrained eye. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most of the care was done by untrained staff. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It would certainly appear that way to the untrained eye. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Health inspectors found many kitchens were manned by untrained staff. The Sun (2012)She performed a biopsy on herself assisted by untrained staff who practised with needles on a raw chicken. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Our most important choir is made up of the men and women with untrained voices who sit in the pews. Christianity Today (2000)He was 27 and untrained for the job. The Sun (2011)They're also impossible for an untrained voice like mine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To the untrained eye, they are indistinguishable one from the other. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To the untrained eye, there appears to be no change. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The three most common complaints were long queues in branches, unhelpful call centres and untrained staff. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The team are flippant about the potential for injuries, which look extremely painful to the untrained eye. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But to the untrained eye, his body seems as incredible as it was during his long career. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To the untrained eye it looks like a series of energetic stick figures interspersed with curved lines, dots and crosses. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not only are libraries closing but the service is being eroded, with librarians being replaced by untrained council staff or volunteers. The Sun (2012)If the cars looked the same to the untrained eye, then the old and the new will have little in common. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To the untrained eye, these looked like the sort of homemade movies people store on their mobile phones to bore their family and friends. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Tens of thousands of older people are condemned to care homes where they are not fed properly and neglected by untrained staff, a health watchdog has found. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It says the dual targets of cutting costs and increasing efficiency are incompatible, with large job cuts leaving the HMRC reliant on untrained staff. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'untrained'
British English: untrained ADJECTIVE
Someone who is untrained has not been taught the skills that they need for a particular job, activity, or situation.
It is a nonsense to say we have untrained staff dealing with emergencies.
- American English: untrained
- Brazilian Portuguese: destreinado
- Chinese: 未经培训的
- European Spanish: sin formación
- French: sans formationN
- German: ungeschult
- Italian: non addestrato
- Japanese: 訓練を受けていない
- Korean: 훈련받지 않은
- European Portuguese: destreinado
- Spanish: sin formación
Definition of untrained from the Collins English Dictionary
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