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

 

deskill

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//diːˈskɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈskɪl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deskill
BrE BrE//diːˈskɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈskɪl//
 
he / she / it deskills
BrE BrE//diːˈskɪlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈskɪlz//
 
past simple deskilled
BrE BrE//diːˈskɪld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈskɪld//
 
past participle deskilled
BrE BrE//diːˈskɪld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈskɪld//
 
-ing form deskilling
BrE BrE//diːˈskɪlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈskɪlɪŋ//
 
 
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deskill something (specialist) to reduce the amount of skill that is needed to do a particular job
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: deskill