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experienced

[ik-speer-ee-uh nst] /ɪkˈspɪər i ənst/
adjective
1.
wise or skillful in a particular field through experience:
an experienced teacher.
2.
having learned through experience; taught by experience:
experienced through adversity.
3.
endured; undergone; suffered through:
experienced misfortunes.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; experience + -ed2
Related forms
nonexperienced, adjective
quasi-experienced, adjective
unexperienced, adjective
well-experienced, adjective
Synonyms
1. skilled, expert, practiced, veteran, accomplished, versed, adept, qualified.
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British Dictionary definitions for quasi experienced

experienced

/ɪkˈspɪərɪənst/
adjective
1.
having become skilful or knowledgeable from extensive contact or participation or observation
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Word Origin and History for quasi experienced

experienced

adj.

"having experience; skillful through expereince," 1570s, past participle adjective from experience (v.).

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