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Meaning of “hands-on experience” in the English Dictionary

"hands-on experience" in Business English

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hands-on experiencenoun [U]

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knowledge or ​skill that someone gets from doing something rather than just reading about it or seeing it being done: They will ​participate in ​workshops and get ​hands-onexperienceleadingclasses. He always said he learned more about ​newspapers from ​hands-onexperience than he did in the classroom.
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