Meaning of “experienced” in the English Dictionary

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"experienced" in British English

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uk /ɪkˈspɪə.ri.ənst/ us /ɪkˈspɪə.ri.ənst/ approving

B1 having skill or knowledge because you have done something many times:

an experienced teacher
She is very experienced in marketing.

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  • I don't think he's really experienced enough for this sort of job.
  • They put up a good fight against a more experienced football team.
  • She's an experienced politician with a down-to-earth style.
  • Even the most experienced of West Indian batsmen was unsettled by the sheer speed of this bowler.
  • What sort of work are you experienced in?

(Definition of “experienced” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"experienced" in American English

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experiencedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪkˈspɪər·i·ənst/

having the skill and knowledge to do something, esp. because of having done it for a long time:

Martin is an experienced sailor.

(Definition of “experienced” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"experienced" in Business English

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uk /ɪkˈspɪəriənst/ us HR

having knowledge or skill in a job or activity:

an experienced manager/staff/team
highly/vastly/extremely experienced
We are looking for experienced truck drivers.

(Definition of “experienced” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)