unskilled worker


unskilled worker
jobholder which does not have sufficient knowledge in his field, simple employee

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • unskilled worker — ➔ worker …   Financial and business terms

  • unskilled — un‧skilled [ˌʌnˈskɪld◂] adjective HUMAN RESOURCES 1. an unskilled worker has not been trained for any job that needs special skills: • Half the plant s unskilled workers risk losing their jobs. • Unskilled labour costs four times as much in… …   Financial and business terms

  • worker — worker, workman, workingman, laborer, craftsman, handicraftsman, mechanic, artisan, hand, operative, roustabout can all mean one who earns his living by labor, especially by manual labor. Worker, the most comprehensive and least specific of these …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • unskilled — adjective Date: 1559 1. not skilled in a branch of work ; lacking technical training < an unskilled worker > 2. not requiring skill < unskilled jobs > 3. marked by lack of skill < produced unskilled poems > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unskilled — un|skilled [ˌʌnˈskıld] adj 1.) an unskilled worker has not been trained for a particular type of job ▪ companies employing unskilled labour (=people who have no special training) 2.) unskilled work, jobs etc do not need people with special skills …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • worker — work|er W1S3 [ˈwə:kə US ˈwə:rkər] n 1.) someone who does a job, especially a particular type of job ▪ part time, low paid workers ▪ workers in the tourist industry factory/farm/office etc worker ▪ new health and safety regulations for factory… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unskilled — adjective 1 an unskilled worker has not been trained for a particular type of job: unskilled labour (=people who have no special training) 2 unskilled work, jobs etc do not need people with special skills compare skilled …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • worker — noun (C) 1 one of the people who work for an organization, business etc and are below the level of a manager: factory/farm/office etc worker: new health and safety regulations for factory workers | skilled/unskilled worker (=someone who has or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • worker — work‧er [ˈwɜːkə ǁ ˈwɜːrkər] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES one of the people who work for an organization or business, and are below the level of manager: • There are new health and safety regulations for factory workers. • Many office workers… …   Financial and business terms

  • worker — n. 1) to hire, take on a worker 2) to retrain; train workers 3) to organize, unionize workers 4) to dismiss, fire, sack (colloq.) a worker; to make a worker redundant (as by eliminating her/his job) (BE) 5) an efficient, hard, indefatigable;… …   Combinatory dictionary


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