practised Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “practised” - English Dictionary

"practised" in British English

See all translations

practisedadjective

UK US practiced uk   /ˈpræk.tɪst/ us   /ˈpræk.tɪst/
very good at doing something because you have a lot of experience of doing it: She is a confident and practised speaker who always impresses her audience. He is practised in the art of public debate. We need someone who is practised at negotiating business deals.
formal A practised skill has been obtained from a lot of practice: She performed the song with practised skill.
(Definition of practised from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"practised" in Business English

See all translations

practisedadjective

UK US practiced uk   /ˈpræktɪst/ us  
good at doing something because you have a lot of experience of doing it: Our Sales Director is a confident and practised public speaker. He was well practised in the art of deception.
(Definition of practised from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of practised?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “practised”

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

shade

to prevent direct light from shining on something

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More