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Related to practiced: practised
1. Skilled or expert; proficient: He is practiced in the art of design. She is a practiced lecturer.
2. Acquired or brought to perfection by practice: greeted the guests with practiced courtesy.
1. skilled or expert.
2. acquired or perfected through practice: a practiced English accent.
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|Adj.||1.||practiced - having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"|
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"
|2.||practiced - skillful after much practice|
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2. Skilled or knowledgeable through long practice:
Idiom: knowing the ropes.
3. Resulting from experience or practice:
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