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de·skill

 (dē-skĭl′)
tr.v. de·skilled, de·skill·ing, de·skills
1. To cause (a person) to become less multifaceted or proficient in skill, as by redefining a job or by being out of the workforce.
2. To cause (an occupation or industry) to require less skill, as from the introduction of technology or from a redefinition of responsibilities.

deskill

(diːˈskɪl)
vb (tr)
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to mechanize or computerize (a job or process) to such an extent that little human skill is required to do it
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) to cause (skilled persons or a labour force) to work at a job that does not utilize their skills
deˈskilling n

deskill


Past participle: deskilled
Gerund: deskilling

Imperative
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Present
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we deskill
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am deskilling
you are deskilling
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we are deskilling
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Present Perfect
I have deskilled
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Past Continuous
I was deskilling
you were deskilling
he/she/it was deskilling
we were deskilling
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Past Perfect
I had deskilled
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Future
I will deskill
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Future Perfect
I will have deskilled
you will have deskilled
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Future Continuous
I will be deskilling
you will be deskilling
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deskilling
you have been deskilling
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we have been deskilling
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deskilling
you will have been deskilling
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we will have been deskilling
you will have been deskilling
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deskilling
you had been deskilling
he/she/it had been deskilling
we had been deskilling
you had been deskilling
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Conditional
I would deskill
you would deskill
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Past Conditional
I would have deskilled
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Translations

deskill

vt jobvereinfachen (sodass die Arbeit keine oder kaum Fachkenntnisse mehr erfordert)
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