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re- +‎ skill


reskill (third-person singular simple present reskills, present participle reskilling, simple past and past participle reskilled)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To retrain workers in the skills needed by modern business, especially after redundancy.
    • 2018 January 1, World Economic Forum, “Towards a Reskilling Revolution: A Future of Jobs”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[1]:
      As the types of skills needed in the labour market change rapidly, individual workers will have to engage in life-long learning if they are to remain not just employable but are to achieve fulfilling and rewarding careers that allow them to maximize their employment opportunities. For companies, reskilling and upskilling strategies will be critical if they are to find the talent they need and to contribute to socially responsible approaches to the future of work.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To learn additional skills.

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