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practised Line breaks: prac|tised
Pronunciation: /ˈpraktɪst/
(US practiced)

Definition of practised in English:


Expert, typically as the result of much experience: admiring the dress with a practised eye the waiter was practised at disrupting moments of intimacy
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  • I continue to believe that foxes must be controlled and that this is best served by the practiced and experienced gamekeeper and farmer.
  • Then, with the practiced thoroughness of an experienced computer hacker, she created and deployed a stealth-virus program.
  • The thief was as thin as a willow branch and cut open the bulging purses with the ease and dexterity of a practiced and experienced thief.
trained, qualified, well trained, well versed
informal crack, ace, mean, demon, wizard
North American informal crackerjack
archaic or , humorous compleat
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