experienced

[ ik-speer-ee-uhnst ]
/ ɪkˈspɪər i ənst /

adjective

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.

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Origin of experienced

First recorded in 1560–70; experience + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM experienced

non·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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British Dictionary definitions for experienced

experienced
/ (ɪkˈspɪərɪənst) /

adjective

having become skilful or knowledgeable from extensive contact or participation or observation
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