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versed

[ vurst ]
/ vɜrst /
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adjective
experienced; practiced; skilled; learned (usually followed by in): She was well versed in Greek and Latin.
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Origin of versed

1600–10; <Latin versātus busied, engaged (see versatile), with -ed2 for Latin -ātus

OTHER WORDS FROM versed

un·versed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for versed

versed
/ (vɜːst) /

adjective
(postpositive foll by in) thoroughly knowledgeable (about), acquainted (with), or skilled (in)
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