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accomplished

Line breaks: ac¦com|plished
Pronunciation: /əˈkʌmplɪʃt
 
, əˈkɒm-/

Definition of accomplished in English:

adjective

1Highly trained or skilled in a particular activity: an accomplished pianist
More example sentences
  • Claire is an accomplished pianist while Carthage plays clarinet, piano, flute and guitar.
  • An accomplished pianist, Edward Said wrote some of the most surprising and sharp essays on music.
  • The 12 th marquis was an accomplished jazz pianist and his elder son likes to chill out with his guitar.
Synonyms
expert, skilled, skilful, masterly, virtuoso, master, consummate, proficient, talented, gifted, adept, adroit, deft, dexterous, able, good, competent, capable, efficient, experienced, seasoned, trained, practised, professional, polished, well versed, versed, smart, clever, ingenious, ready, apt, handy, artful;
magnificent, brilliant, splendid, marvellous, impressive, excellent, formidable, outstanding, first-class, first-rate, fine;
deadly
informal great, mean, wicked, nifty, crack, ace
British informal a dab hand at
North American informal crackerjack, badass
British informal , dated wizard
vulgar slang shit-hot
archaic or humorous compleat
rare habile
1.1Well educated and having good social skills: a very elegant and accomplished woman
More example sentences
  • Less accomplished students are able to work with an educational assistant.
  • Not only is he an assured manager, he is accomplished, astute, admirably able.
  • These are some of the most intellectually accomplished Indian women of our time.

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