possessing or requiring limited skills
a semiskilled job
How To Use semiskilled In A Sentence
- Take, for example, the likely fact that a flat 30 percent tariff on all imports would not be enough to relocate to the U.S. industries with a low value-added added per man-hour, like t-shirts or circuit board assembly, as the difference between foreign and domestic labor costs is too large for an industries whose production cost mainly consists of semiskilled labor. Ian Fletcher: How to Think Our Way Out of Our Trade Crisis
- For example, an Angolan boy was described as a ‘semiskilled shoemaker,’ who knew how to cut and make a pair of shoes, for which he received three patacas a week in wages.
- a semiskilled job
- semiskilled dockworkers