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workmanlike

adjective uk   /ˈwɜːk.mən.laɪk/ us    /ˈwɝːk-/
approving skilful: The Australian side turned in a very workmanlike performance.Skilled, talented and able disapproving showing an acceptable level of skill but no great ability or style: I had hoped for a little more from the world's greatest tenor, whose performance was workmanlike but hardly inspired.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
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