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Experienced and educated

educated

adjective

an educated person has received a good education and has a lot of knowledge

knowledgeable

adjective

knowing a lot about many different subjects or about one particular subject

trained

adjective

someone who is trained for a profession or job has all the necessary skills and qualifications

learned

adjective

a learned person knows a lot about one or more subjects, especially academic subjects

intellectual

adjective

well educated and interested in art, science, literature etc at an advanced level

qualified

adjective

able to do something, because you have the knowledge, skill, or experience that is needed

literate

adjective

able to read and write

well-read

adjective

someone who is well read has read many books and has a lot of knowledge

scholarly

adjective

someone who is scholarly knows a lot about a particular subject or studies something seriously

worldly-wise

adjective

a worldly-wise person has a lot of experience and knowledge of life

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a fight

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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