Translation of "skilled" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /skɪld/ us /skɪld/

B2 having the abilities needed to do an activity or job well

My mother is very skilled at/in dressmaking. 我母亲很会做衣服。

Skilled work needs someone who has had special training to do it

Nursing is a highly skilled job. 护理工作是技术性要求很高的工作。

More examples

  • skilled labour
  • highly skilled work
  • Bricklaying is a skilled job.
  • You can't offer such a low salary to someone who is so highly skilled.
  • Average earnings for skilled workers are rising.

skillednoun [ plural ]

uk /skɪld/ us /skɪld/
the skilled

people who have been trained for a job


(Translation of “skilled” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)