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[wel-vurst] /ˈwɛlˈvɜrst/
highly experienced, practiced, or skilled; very knowledgeable; learned:
He is a well-versed scholar on the subject of biblical literature. Unabridged
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  • Better get back to school, or next time, write about something you are well-versed at.
  • Many faculty are not as well-versed in the high tech world as are their students.
  • Each trolley is accompanied by a well-versed and knowledgeable guide.
  • Vervet monkeys respond to the alarm calls of superb starlings, while mongooses are well-versed in hornbill calls.
  • The soldiers are not only highly trained for combat but are also well-versed in the local languages and cultures.
  • Finally, prosecutors should be well-versed in the insurance process and in fire science.
British Dictionary definitions for well-versed


adjective (well versed when postpositive)
comprehensively knowledgeable (about), acquainted (with), or skilled (in)
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Contemporary definitions for well-versed

knowing a lot about a particular subject; educated, informed, very familiar's 21st Century Lexicon
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