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English definition of “hands-on”

hands-on

adjective [before noun] (PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE)    /ˌhænd.ˈzɒn/ US  /-ˈzɑːn/
Someone who has hands-on experience of something has done or used it rather than just read or learned about it: Many employers consider hands-on experience to be as useful as academic qualifications.Experiencing and suffering
(Definition of hands-on adjective (PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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