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time-served

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Definition of time-served in English:

adjective

British
Having completed a period of apprenticeship or training: all the carpet-fitters are time-served experts
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  • Youngsters are made aware of their lower-rung positioning, and are expected to revere the time-served expertise of seasoned professionals.
  • Formed in 1998, the nine women wanted to prove themselves as competent as any time-served welder in fabrication skills.
  • The experienced time-served drivers have the best shifts and don't want to work weekends, and it is the new entrants who face the long hours and back shifts.

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