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/ ɪkˈspɪər i ənst /
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wise or skillful in a particular field through experience: an experienced teacher.
having learned through experience; taught by experience: experienced through adversity.
endured; undergone; suffered through: experienced misfortunes.
OTHER WORDS FOR experienced
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Origin of experienced
First recorded in 1560–70; experience + -ed2
OTHER WORDS FROM experiencednon·ex·pe·ri·enced, adjectivequa·si-ex·pe·ri·enced, adjectiveun·ex·pe·ri·enced, adjectivewell-ex·pe·ri·enced, adjective
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How to use experienced in a sentence
One well experienced Seaman, not or but little trading att present.
They numbered thirty-four in all, each well experienced in his own art.Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects|Giorgio Vasari
We were of several nations, among whom were five Scotch merchants, inhabiting in Moscow, and well experienced in trade.
My crew consisted of seven men—five of them well experienced.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
He should be well experienced in the world, for he has daily trial of men's nostrils, and none is better acquainted with humours.Microcosmography|John Earle
British Dictionary definitions for experienced
/ (ɪkˈspɪərɪənst) /
having become skilful or knowledgeable from extensive contact or participation or observation
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