well-skilled

skilled

[skild]
adjective
1.
having skill; trained or experienced in work that requires skill.
2.
showing, involving, or requiring skill, as certain work.

Origin:
1545–55; skill1 + -ed3

multiskilled, adjective
nonskilled, adjective
overskilled, adjective
underskilled, adjective
well-skilled, adjective


1. See skillful.
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skilled (skɪld)
 
adj
1.  possessing or demonstrating accomplishment, skill, or special training
2.  (prenominal) involving skill or special training: a skilled job

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skill
c.1175, "power of discernment," from O.N. skil "distinction, discernment," related to skilja (v.) "distinguish, separate," from P.Gmc. *skaljo- "divide, separate" (cf. M.L.G. schillen "to differ;" M.L.G., M.Du. schele "difference;" see shell). Sense of "ability, cleverness" first recorded c.1300.
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