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adjective British English pronunciation: skilled /skɪld/

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  1. 1
    having the ability and experience to do something well

    a skilled craftsman

    Skilled negotiators ask questions and stick to the facts.

    skilled worker:

    The best performing companies had a higher proportion of skilled workers.

    skilled in:

    She is skilled in designing web sites.

  2. 2
    a skilled job needs someone who has ability and experience

    skilled work

    Most of the skilled jobs were done by men.

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