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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
References in classic literature ?
The general who is skilled in defense hides in the most secret recesses of the earth; he who is skilled in attack flashes forth from the topmost heights of heaven.
A FISHERMAN skilled in music took his flute and his nets to the seashore.
The sale of their products so brought down prices that farming was ruined, and their skilled and unskilled labour drove the artisans and labourers into the almshouses and highways.
She was, moreover, excellently well skilled in the doctrine of amour, and knew better than anybody who and who were together; a knowledge which she the more easily attained, as her pursuit of it was never diverted by any affairs of her own; for either she had no inclinations, or they had never been solicited; which last is indeed very probable; for her masculine person, which was near six foot high, added to her manner and learning, possibly prevented the other sex from regarding her, notwithstanding her petticoats, in the light of a woman.
The skilled and seasoned drinker, with a strong constitution, never descends to anything like that.
Napoleon's historians describe to us his skilled maneuvers at Tarutino and Malo-Yaroslavets, and make conjectures as to what would have happened had Napoleon been in time to penetrate into the rich southern provinces.
He was a weaver by trade; had been a skilled workman on tapestries and upholstery materials.
You need the discipline of study, such as only skilled teachers can give you.
The reader will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous fecundity, no perpetual gloom or unceasing sunshine; nor are the nations here described either devoid of all sense of humanity, or consummate in all private and social virtues; here are no Hottentots without religion, polity, or articulate language, no Chinese perfectly polite, and completely skilled in all sciences: he will discover, what will always be discovered by a diligent and impartial inquirer, that wherever human nature is to be found there is a mixture of vice and virtue, a contest of passion and reason, and that the Creator doth not appear partial in his distributions, but has balanced in most countries their particular inconveniences by particular favours.
It would have been a curious investigation, for one skilled in such an enquiry, to have traced those points of difference, by which the offspring of the most western European was still to be distinguished from the descendant of the most remote Asiatic, now that the two, in the revolutions of the world, were approximating in their habits, their residence, and not a little in their characters.
Socrates is afraid that Crito is but pressing upon him the opinions of the many: whereas, all his life long he has followed the dictates of reason only and the opinion of the one wise or skilled man.
Another method is for the people in general to meet for the choice of the magistrates, and to examine into their conduct; and also to deliberate concerning war and alliances, and to leave other things to the magistrates, whoever happen to be chosen, whose particular employments are such as necessarily require persons well skilled therein.