skilled


skilled
adj.
VERBS
be
become
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

Interviewing is a very skilled job.

especially, exceptionally, highly, particularly, remarkably

a highly skilled workforce

enough, sufficiently
socially, technically

We have a shortage of technically skilled workers.

PREPOSITION
at

skilled at needlework

in

skilled in the basic techniques

with

She wasn't very skilled with the camera yet.

PHRASES
skilled in the art (of sth)

They were skilled in the art of war.

Skilled is used with these nouns: ↑craft, ↑craftsman, ↑craftsmanship, ↑diplomat, ↑employee, ↑employment, ↑engineer, ↑finger, ↑hand, ↑help, ↑immigrant, ↑interviewer, ↑job, ↑labour, ↑labourer, ↑manpower, ↑mechanic, ↑negotiator, ↑occupation, ↑operator, ↑performer, ↑personnel, ↑position, ↑professional, ↑programmer, ↑staff, ↑surgeon, ↑teacher, ↑technician, ↑trade, ↑tradesman, ↑warrior, ↑work, ↑worker, ↑workforce, ↑workman

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • skilled — [skɪld] adjective HUMAN RESOURCES 1. someone who is skilled has the training and experience that is needed to do something well: • Skilled craftsmen, such as carpenters, bricklayers etc, are in great demand. • Medical technology companies face a… …   Financial and business terms

  • skilled — [ skıld ] adjective ** 1. ) having the ability and experience to do something well: a skilled craftsman Skilled negotiators ask questions and stick to the facts. skilled worker: The best performing companies had a higher proportion of skilled… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • skilled — [skıld] adj 1.) someone who is skilled has the training and experience that is needed to do something well ≠ ↑unskilled ▪ Skilled craftsmen , such as carpenters, are in great demand. ▪ The company is fortunate to have such highly skilled workers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Skilled — Skilled, a. Having familiar knowledge united with readiness and dexterity in its application; familiarly acquainted with; expert; skillful; often followed by in; as, a person skilled in drawing or geometry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skilled — index competent, deft, efficient, expert, facile, familiar (informed), learned, literate …   Law dictionary

  • skilled — skillful, *proficient, adept, expert, masterly Analogous words: apt, ready, *quick, prompt: practiced, exercised, drilled (see PRACTICE vb): competent, qualified, *able, capable Antonyms: unskilled …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • skilled — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having or showing skill. 2) (of work) requiring special abilities or training …   English terms dictionary

  • skilled — [skild] adj. 1. having skill; skillful 2. having or requiring an ability, as in a particular industrial occupation, gained by special experience or training …   English World dictionary

  • skilled */*/ — UK [skɪld] / US adjective 1) having the ability and experience to do something well a skilled craftsman Skilled negotiators ask questions and stick to the facts. skilled worker: The best performing companies had a higher proportion of skilled… …   English dictionary

  • skilled — adjective 1 someone who is skilled has the training and experience that is needed to do something well: Skilled craftsmen, such as carpenters, bricklayers, etc are in great demand. | highly skilled: a highly skilled negotiator (+ at/in): She s… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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