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"skilled" in British English

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skilledadjective

uk   /skɪld/  us   /skɪld/
B2 having the abilities needed to do an activity or job well: My mother is very skilled at/in dressmaking.
Skilled work needs someone who has had special training to do it: Nursing is a highly skilled job.

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skillednoun [plural]

uk   /skɪld/  us   /skɪld/
(Definition of skilled from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"skilled" in Business English

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skilledadjective

uk   us   /skɪld/ HR, WORKPLACE
having the special abilities and experience to do a particular job well: skilled employees/staff/workers The temporary visas are available for skilled foreign workers. skilled negotiators/politicians/professionalsbe skilled at/in doing sth The highly-successful supermarket giant is skilled at obtaining products cheaply.
skilled work needs to be done by someone who has had special training: skilled labour/work This is highly skilled work - it can't be done by people we pull off the street.
the skilled [plural]
people who have been trained to do a particular job: The United States and France are among those with time-limited visas for the skilled.
(Definition of skilled from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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