skilled
adjective Date: 1552 1. having acquired mastery of or skill in something (as a technique or a trade) <
skilled in the art of negotiation
>
2. of, relating to, or requiring workers or labor with skill and training in a particular occupation, craft, or trade Synonyms: see proficient

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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