wellpracticed

practiced

[prak-tist]
adjective
1.
skilled or expert; proficient through practice or experience: a practiced hand at politics.
2.
acquired or perfected through practice: a practiced English accent.
Also, practised.


Origin:
1560–70; practice + -ed2

nonpracticed, adjective
well-practiced, adjective
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Word Origin & History

practice
early 15c., "to perform repeatedly to acquire skill;" mid-15c., "to perform, to work at, exercise," from O.Fr. practiser "to practice," from M.L. practicare "to do, perform, practice," from L.L. practicus "practical," from Gk. praktikos "practical." The noun is from early 15c., originally as practise,
from O.Fr. pratiser, from M.L. practicare. Also as practik, which survived in parallel into 19c. Practiced "expert" is from 1560s; practicing (adj.) is recorded from 1620s in reference to professions, from 1906 in reference to religions.
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Medical Dictionary

practice prac·tice (prāk'tĭs)
v. prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing, prac·tic·es
To engage in the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions. n.

  1. The exercise of the profession of medicine.

  2. The business of a practicing physician or group of physicians, including facilities and customary patients.

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