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


"hands-on experience" in Business English

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hands-on experiencenoun [ U ]

uk us

knowledge or skill that someone gets from doing something rather than just reading about it or seeing it being done:

He always said he learned more about newspapers from hands-on experience than he did in the classroom.

(Definition of “hands-on experience” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)