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un·skilled

 (ŭn-skĭld′)
adj.
1. Lacking skill or technical training: unskilled laborers.
2. Requiring no training or skill: unskilled jobs; unskilled labor.
3. Exhibiting a lack of skill; inexpert: an unskilled painting.
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unskilled

(ʌnˈskɪld)
adj
1. not having or requiring any special skill or training: unskilled workers; an unskilled job.
2. having or displaying no skill; inexpert: he is quite unskilled at dancing.
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un•skilled

(ʌnˈskɪld)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to workers who lack technical training or skill.
2. not demanding special training or skill: unskilled jobs.
3. showing a lack of skill or competence: an unskilled painting.
4. not skilled or expert.
[1575–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiencyunskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"
incompetent - not qualified or suited for a purpose; "an incompetent secret service"; "the filming was hopeless incompetent"
inexperienced, inexperient - lacking practical experience or training
skilled - having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"
2.unskilled - lacking professional skill or expertiseunskilled - lacking professional skill or expertise; "a very amateurish job"; "inexpert but conscientious efforts"; "an unskilled painting"
unprofessional - not characteristic of or befitting a profession or one engaged in a profession; "described in unprofessional language so that high school students could understand it"; "was censured for unprofessional conduct"; "unprofessional repairs"
3.unskilled - not doing a good jobunskilled - not doing a good job; "incompetent at chess"
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"
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unskilled

adjective unprofessional, inexperienced, unqualified, untrained, uneducated, amateurish, cowboy (informal), untalented Most of those who left the province to work abroad were unskilled.
professional, skilled, expert, masterly, qualified, talented, adept, tasty (Brit. informal)
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

unskilled

adjective
1. Lacking the qualities, as efficiency or skill, required to produce desired results:
2. Lacking the required professional skill:
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Translations
nekvalifikovaný
ufaglært
ammattitaidoton
nevješt
熟練していない
미숙한
nekvalificiran
outbildad
ไม่มีความชำนาญ
không có chuyên môn

unskilled

[ˈʌnˈskɪld]
A. ADJ [work] → no especializado
B. CPD unskilled worker Ntrabajador(a) m/f no cualificado/a, trabajador(a) m/f no calificado/a (LAm)
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unskilled

[ʌnˈskɪld] adj
[person, labourer] → non qualifié(e), non spécialisé(e)
unskilled worker → ouvrier/ière m/f non spécialisé(e), manœuvre m
[work, job, labour] → non qualifié(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

unskilled

adj
work, workerungelernt; many people remained unskilledviele Menschen erlernten keinen Beruf; to be unskilled in somethingungeübt in etw (dat)sein; to be unskilled in doing somethingungeübt darin sein, etw zu tun; unskilled labour (Brit) or labor (US) (= workers)Hilfsarbeiter pl
(= inexperienced)ungeübt, unerfahren
n the unskilled pldie ungelernten Arbeiter pl, → die Hilfsarbeiter pl
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unskilled

[ʌnˈskɪld] adj (worker, manpower) → non specializzato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

unskilled

غَيْرُ مَاهِر nekvalifikovaný ufaglært ungelernt ανειδίκευτος no calificado, no cualificado ammattitaidoton non qualifié nevješt non specializzato 熟練していない 미숙한 ongeschoold ufaglært niewykwalifikowany não especializado неквалифицированный outbildad ไม่มีความชำนาญ niteliksiz không có chuyên môn 不熟练的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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