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seasoned

Line breaks: sea¦soned
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːznd
 
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Definition of seasoned in English:

adjective

1(Of food) having had salt, pepper, herbs, or spices added: seasoned flour
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  • Seasoned with leeks, the mashed potatoes were chunky rather than pulverized.
  • Toss the chicken in the seasoned flour to coat it.
  • Spoon hot, seasoned broth over the ribs.
2(Of wood) made suitable for use as timber by adjusting its moisture content: it was made from seasoned, untreated oak
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  • Lumber dried by artificial heat in kilns has not the life in it that is possessed by air-seasoned material.
  • Well seasoned firewood is easier to start, produces more heat, and burns cleaner.
3Accustomed to particular conditions; experienced: she is a seasoned traveller
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  • Mostly European in appearance, they all seemed to be fairly seasoned visitors to North Korea.
  • Diane Halliday of Country Fare is, of course, a seasoned festival-goer.
  • The youngsters were competing for the first time on snow against seasoned teams.
Synonyms
experienced, practised, well versed, expert, knowledgeable, sophisticated, established, habituated, long-serving, time-served, veteran, hardened, battle-scarred, consummate, well trained

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