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skilled

 (skĭld)
adj.
1. Having or showing skill; expert. See Synonyms at proficient.
2. Requiring specialized ability or training: a skilled trade.

skilled

(skɪld)
adj
1. possessing or demonstrating accomplishment, skill, or special training
2. (prenominal) involving skill or special training: a skilled job.

skilled

(skɪld)

adj.
1. having skill; trained or experienced in work that requires skill.
2. showing, involving, or requiring skill, as certain work.
[1545–55]
syn: See skillful.

skilled

  • art - Comes from a base word meaning "put together"; its original general meaning referred to any kind of skill.
  • deipnosophist - If you are skilled at table talk, you are a deipnosophist.
  • kung fu - From Chinese words translating to "merit master" or "one who is highly skilled."
  • linguished - Means "skilled in languages."

skilful

skilled
1. 'skilful'

Someone who is skilful at something does it very well.

They are a great team with a lot of skilful players.
As an artist, he was very skilful with a pencil.

Skilful is spelled skillful in American English.

2. 'skilled'

Use skilled in front of a noun to describe someone who has been trained to do a particular kind of work and does it very well.

It takes four years to train a skilled engineer.
We need more skilled workers in this country.

You also use skilled in front of a noun to describe work that can only be done by a skilled person.

He was only interested in highly-paid, skilled work.
Weaving was a very skilled job, requiring a five-year apprenticeship.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.skilled - having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"
competent - properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient; "a competent typist"
experienced, experient - having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation
unskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"

skilled

adjective expert, professional, accomplished, trained, experienced, able, masterly, practised, tasty (Brit. informal), skilful, proficient, a dab hand at (Brit. informal) skilled workers, such as plumbers
inexperienced, unskilled, unqualified, untrained, uneducated, unprofessional, amateurish, cowboy (informal), untalented, inexpert

skilled

adjective
1. Having the ability to perform well:
2. Having or demonstrating a high degree of knowledge or skill:
Slang: crackerjack.
Translations
مَاهِرماهِر، بارِعيَتَطَلَّب مهارَه
kvalifikovaný
dygtigfaglært
taitavataidokas
izvješten
szak-szakképzett
faglærîursem krefst kunnáttu/fagmennsku
熟練した
숙련된
izkušenkvalificiran
skickligkunnig
ซึ่งมีความชำนาญ
becerikliustaustalık isteyen
khéo léo

skilled

[skɪld] ADJ
1. [person] (= specialized) → especializado; (= skilful) → experto, hábil, diestro
she is a skilled negotiatores una negociadora muy experta or hábil or diestra
skilled craftsmen are employed in the restoration workel trabajo de restauración lo realizan artesanos especializados
he is skilled at or in dealing with childrentiene muy buena mano con los niños
2. [worker] → cualificado (esp Sp), calificado (esp LAm), especializado
skilled labour or > labor (US) → mano f de obra cualificada (esp Sp), mano f de obra calificada (esp LAm), mano f de obra especializada
3. [job, work] → especializado

skilled

[ˈskɪld] adj
[negotiator, craftsman] → habile before n; [worker, labour, engineer] → qualifié(e)
to be skilled at sth → être habile à qch
to be skilled in sth → être habile à qch skilled labour
[work, job] → qualifié(e) m/fskilled labour nmain d'œuvre f qualifiée
a shortage of skilled labour → une pénurie de main d'œuvre qualifiée

skilled

adj (= skilful)geschickt, gewandt (→ at in +dat); (= trained)ausgebildet; (= requiring skill)fachmännisch; he’s skilled in persuading peopleer versteht es, andere zu überreden; a man skilled in diplomacyein geschickter Diplomat

skilled

[skɪld] adj
a. (gen) → abile, esperto/a
b. (job, work) → specializzato/a; (worker) → specializzato/a, qualificato/a

skill

(skil) noun
1. cleverness at doing something, resulting either from practice or from natural ability. This job requires a lot of skill.
2. a job or activity that requires training and practice; an art or craft. the basic skills of reading and writing.
ˈskilful adjective
having, or showing, skill. a skilful surgeon; It was very skilful of you to repair my bicycle.
ˈskilfully adverb
ˈskilfulness noun
skilled adjective
(negative unskilled).
1. (of a person etc) having skill, especially skill gained by training. a skilled craftsman; She is skilled at all types of dressmaking.
2. (of a job etc) requiring skill. a skilled trade.
skilful is spelt with -l- (not -ll-).

skilled

مَاهِر kvalifikovaný dygtig geschickt δεξιοτεχνικός diestro taitava compétent izvješten esperto 熟練した 숙련된 bekwaam erfaren wykwalifikowany competente, hábil умелый skicklig ซึ่งมีความชำนาญ becerikli khéo léo 熟练的
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He was a weaver by trade; had been a skilled workman on tapestries and upholstery materials.
I cannot deny your words," he said, "for I am little skilled in horses, though born where they abound.
They are practised politicians, every man of them, and skilled to adjust those preliminary measures which steal from the people, without its knowledge, the power of choosing its own rulers.
Even so they might have managed it (for Mikolas is a skilled man) but for cruel accidents which have almost taken the heart out of them.
Miss Ophelia was old, and skilled in the tactics of nursing.
We had a skilled trainer, and under his instructions we were getting our legs in the right condition for the contemplated pedestrian tours; we were well satisfied with the progress which we had made in the German language,
Ham was a boat-builder in these days, having improved a natural ingenuity in that handicraft, until he had become a skilled workman.
A good fellow, a skilled hand, fond of us, and enthusiastic and honourable.
He was a Portuguese from the coast, a handsome man, and skilled in the working of iron.
said Prince John, affecting not to understand the Saxon language, in which, however, he was well skilled.
She was well educated, refined in her manners and habits, skilled in etiquette to an extent irritating to the ignorant, and gifted with a delicate complexion, pearly teeth, and a face that would have been Grecian but for a slight upward tilt of the nose and traces of a square, heavy type in the jaw.
They have certain professors well skilled in preparing children for such a condition of life as befits the rank of their parents, and their own capacities, as well as inclinations.