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Definition of upskill verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

upskill

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈʌpskɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpskɪl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they upskill
BrE BrE//ˈʌpskɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpskɪl//
 
he / she / it upskills
BrE BrE//ˈʌpskɪlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpskɪlz//
 
past simple upskilled
BrE BrE//ˈʌpskɪld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpskɪld//
 
past participle upskilled
BrE BrE//ˈʌpskɪld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpskɪld//
 
-ing form upskilling
BrE BrE//ˈʌpskɪlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌpskɪlɪŋ//
 
 
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[transitive, intransitive] upskill (somebody) (business) to teach somebody new skills; to learn new skills The company has invested heavily in upskilling its workforce. a course for salespeople wanting to upskill in database management