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skilled

[skild] /skɪld/
adjective
1.
having skill; trained or experienced in work that requires skill.
2.
showing, involving, or requiring skill, as certain work.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; skill1 + -ed3
Related forms
multiskilled, adjective
nonskilled, adjective
overskilled, adjective
underskilled, adjective
well-skilled, adjective
Synonyms
1. See skillful.
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British Dictionary definitions for underskilled

skilled

/skɪld/
adjective
1.
possessing or demonstrating accomplishment, skill, or special training
2.
(prenominal) involving skill or special training: a skilled job
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Word Origin and History for underskilled

skilled

adj.

past participle adjective from skill (v.) "to have personal and practical knowledge" (c.1200), from Old Norse skilja "separate, part, divide; break off, break up; part company, take leave; discern, distinguish; understand, find out; decide, settle," from the source of skill (n.).

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