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skilled

[ skild ]
/ skɪld /
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adjective

having skill; trained or experienced in work that requires skill.
showing, involving, or requiring skill, as certain work.

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Origin of skilled

First recorded in 1545–55; skill1 + -ed3

synonym study for skilled

1. See skillful.

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skilled
/ (skɪld) /

adjective

possessing or demonstrating accomplishment, skill, or special training
(prenominal) involving skill or special traininga skilled job
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