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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.
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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
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deskill


Past participle: deskilled
Gerund: deskilling

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

deskill

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