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gifted

[ gif-tid ]
/ ˈgɪf tɪd /
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Definition of gifted

adjective
having great special talent or ability: the debut of a gifted artist.
having exceptionally high intelligence: gifted children.
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Origin of gifted

First recorded in 1635–45; gift + -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for gifted

gifted
/ (ˈɡɪftɪd) /

adjective
having or showing natural talent or aptitudea gifted musician; a gifted performance

Derived forms of gifted

giftedly, adverbgiftedness, noun
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