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experienced

[ik-speer-ee-uhnst]
adjective
  1. wise or skillful in a particular field through experience: an experienced teacher.
  2. having learned through experience; taught by experience: experienced through adversity.
  3. endured; undergone; suffered through: experienced misfortunes.
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Origin of experienced

First recorded in 1560–70; experience + -ed2
Related formsnon·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 well-experienced

experienced

adjective
  1. having become skilful or knowledgeable from extensive contact or participation or observation
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Word Origin and History for well-experienced

experienced

adj.

"having experience; skillful through expereince," 1570s, past participle adjective from experience (v.).

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