Definition of Deskill

1. Verb. To redesign (a job) so that less skill is required to carry it out, for example through the introduction of new technology. ¹



2. Verb. To change the role of (workers) so that they are no longer required or able to use the skills that they have acquired. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deskill

1. to automate [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: automate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deskill

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desk jockeys
desk officer
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desk pilot
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deskbound
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deskew
deskewed
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deskews
deskfast
deskfasts
deskill (current term)
deskilled
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Literary usage of Deskill

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1. Vital Records of Marblehead, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 by Joseph Warren Chapman, Marblehead (Mass.) (1904)
"... deskill, Oct. 23, 1768. c. R. 3.* Sarah, Mrs., and John Bostick Frost, Dec. 7, 178o.* Susanah, and Edward Hammond, Dec. 2, 1737. ..."

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