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During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these skilled medical professionals in action and met the brave soldiers whose lives they saved.
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Meaning of "skilled" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SKILLED

skilled  [skɪld] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SKILLED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Skilled is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SKILLED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Skill

A skill is the learned ability to carry out a task with pre-determined results often within a given amount of time, energy, or both. In other words the abilities that one possesses. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills. For example, in the domain of work, some general skills would include time management, teamwork and leadership, self motivation and others, whereas domain-specific skills would be useful only for a certain job. Skill usually requires certain environmental stimuli and situations to assess the level of skill being shown and used. People need a broad range of skills in order to contribute to a modern economy. A joint ASTD and U.S. Department of Labor study showed that through technology, the workplace is changing, and identified 16 basic skills that employees must have to be able to change with it.

Definition of skilled in the English dictionary

The definition of skilled in the dictionary is possessing or demonstrating accomplishment, skill, or special training. Other definition of skilled is involving skill or special training.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SKILLED


build
bɪld
child
tʃaɪld
detailed
ˈdiːteɪld
failed
feɪld
filled
fɪld
fulfilled
fʊlˈfɪld
Fylde
faɪld
grandchild
ˈɡrænˌtʃaɪld
grilled
ɡrɪld
guild
ɡɪld
mild
maɪld
nonskilled
ˈnɒnˈskɪld
oiled
ɔɪld
rebuild
riːˈbɪld
Rothschild
ˈrɒθtʃaɪld
semiskilled
ˌsɛmɪˈskɪld
thrilled
θrɪld
unskilled
ʌnˈskɪld
wild
waɪld
Wilde
waɪld

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SKILLED

skikjoring
Skil Saw
skilful
skilfully
skilfulness
skill
skill-less
Skillcentre
skilled labour
skilless
skillessness
skillet
skillful
skillfully
skillfulness
skilligalee
skilling
skillion
skilly

WORDS THAT END LIKE SKILLED

bedevilled
called
char-grilled
chilled
devilled
frilled
gold-filled
imperilled
instilled
milled
multi-skilled
pilled
stencilled
strong-willed
sun-filled
unbilled
undrilled
unfilled
unfulfilled
weak-willed
willed

Synonyms and antonyms of skilled in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SKILLED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «skilled» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of skilled

Translation of «skilled» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SKILLED

Find out the translation of skilled to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of skilled from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «skilled» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

熟练的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

diestro
570 millions of speakers

English

skilled
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुशल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَاهِر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

умелый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hábil
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দক্ষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

compétent
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mahir
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

geschickt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

熟練した
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

숙련된
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Trampil
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khéo léo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திறமையான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुशल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yetenekli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

esperto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wykwalifikowany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

умілий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

talentat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δεξιοτεχνικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geskoolde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skicklig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

erfaren
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of skilled

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SKILLED»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SKILLED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about skilled

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10 QUOTES WITH «SKILLED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word skilled.
1
Richard V. Allen
A skilled Transition Team leader will set the general goals for a Transition, and then confer on the other team leaders working with him the power to implement those goals.
2
Benigno Aquino III
Tourism is a crucial industry that could employ millions of Filipinos, skilled and unskilled alike, cross those 7,107 islands of the Philippines. From the current projection of 3.3 million tourist arrivals in 2010, our aim is to eventually attract 6 million tourists. In the process, we expect to create 3 million jobs in the next six years.
3
James Avery
When you graduate and come out with a degree in drama, that doesn't mean you're skilled and you're a professional.
4
Ray Stannard Baker
At first everyone predicted that it would be impossible to hold these divergent people together, but aside from the skilled men, some of whom belonged to craft unions, comparatively few went back to the mills. And as a whole, the strike was conducted with little violence.
5
Timothy J. Bartik
I can be the most skilled person in the world, but if everyone else at my firm lacks skills, my employer is going to find it more difficult to introduce new technology, new production techniques. So as a result, my employer is going to be less productive. They will not be able to afford to pay me as good wages.
6
Melissa Bean
During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these skilled medical professionals in action and met the brave soldiers whose lives they saved.
7
Quentin Blake
Sometimes people think drawing and painting is mucking about when actually it is a highly skilled activity.
8
Edward de Bono
Many highly intelligent people are poor thinkers. Many people of average intelligence are skilled thinkers. The power of a car is separate from the way the car is driven.
9
Billy Bragg
Most of the people that I went to school with - I went to secondary school - we were educated to go and work in the line at Ford's, and if we were lucky, technical skilled labor. I sort of rejected that, and thought I wanted to do something else.
10
Bradley Byrne
The state of Alabama is serious about economic development, and we have shown that the Mobile region has a skilled workforce that is developing every day, strong infrastructure, and an abundance of natural resources.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SKILLED»

Discover the use of skilled in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to skilled and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Skilled Facilitator: A Comprehensive Resource for ...
The Skilled Facilitator approach is our foundation for developing teams to maintain a competitive advantage." — Jeff Koeze, owner and CEO, Koeze Company "I recommend this book with enthusiasm to professionals in all fields, to consultants ...
Roger Schwarz, 2002
2
High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market
High-Skilled Immigration in a Global Labor Market contends that policymakers should focus more on attracting immigrants with exclusive skill sets-professional, technical, and managerial (PTM) workers.
Barry R. Chiswick, 2011
3
Skilled Visions: Between Apprenticeship and Standards
This approach has led to a lack of actual research on the processes of visual “enskillment.” Providing a comprehensive spectrum of case studies in relevant contexts, this volume raises the issue of the rehabilitation of vision and ...
Cristina Grasseni, 2007
4
Skilled Interpersonal Communication: Research, Theory, and ...
Previous editions ('Social Skills in Interpersonal Communication') have established this work as the standard textbook on communication.
Owen Hargie, David Dickson, 2004
5
The Skilled Helper: A Problem-Management and ...
In this tenth edition, Egan now makes use of his version of the “common factors” approach, which gives new meaning and vitality to the book’s themes, as well as to the use of the problem-management model to organize and give coherence ...
Gerard Egan, 2013
6
Cognition and Action in Skilled Behaviour
This book contains a number of chapters on the control and execution of skilled movements, as well as more general chapters on theoretical issues in skilled performance.
A.M. Colley, J.R. Beech, 1988
7
The skilled facilitator: practical wisdom for developing ...
Easy to follow and chock full of practical advice, this work can enable anyone to handle groups effectively. Take a Skilled Facilitator Intensive Workshop!
Roger M. Schwarz, 1994
8
Egan's Skilled Helper Model: Developments and Implications ...
The skilled helper model of counselling is hugely influential in the helping professions. This book builds on Egan's original work, providing an invaluable resource for trainees, trainers, supervisors and experienced practitioners.
Val Wosket, 2008
9
The Skilled Facilitator Fieldbook: Tips, Tools, and Tested ...
In addition, The Skilled Facilitator Fieldbook contains helpful worksheets and templates. Praise for The Skilled Facilitator Fieldbook "This is one of the best field books I have ever read.
Roger Schwarz, Anne Davidson, Peg Carlson, 2011
10
The Socially Skilled Child Molester: Differentiating the ...
The book closely examines their techniques and strategies while detailing the tools for prevention.
Carla Van Dam, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SKILLED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term skilled is used in the context of the following news items.
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Skilled agrees to $652m Programmed takeover
Skilled in January knocked back a previous offer from Programmed, saying the merger would not have altered the group's potential or market position. «The Australian, Jun 15»
2
Eastern European migrants filling low-skill jobs forcing down British …
Almost three-quarters of the 872,000 Eastern Europeans working in Britain are in low-skilled jobs, a report reveals. More than a third – 318,000 – are in the most ... «Daily Mail, May 15»
3
Ventas buys Ardent, spinning off skilled nursing facilities
NEW YORK (AP) - Ventas Inc. will pay $1.75 billion for Ardent Medical Services Inc. and will spin off most of its skilled nursing facilities into a publicly traded real ... «Washington Times, Apr 15»
4
These cities have the most high-skilled foreigners
In 2014, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder proposed a regional visa program to bring in 50,000 high-skilled immigrants to Detroit in five years. States like ... «CNNMoney, Apr 15»
5
Temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs must start leaving …
The Conservative government set April 1, 2015 as the deadline for temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs to either become permanent residents or leave ... «The Globe and Mail, Apr 15»
6
Google executive: Split high-skilled immigration from other reforms
Schimdt said there is widespread support for increasing the number of high-skilled — or H-1B — visas. But lawmakers have tried for decades to attach those ... «The Hill, Mar 15»
7
Shrinking pool of low-skilled Canadians leading to foreign-worker …
The pool of low-skilled Canadian workers is shrinking fast as more students go on to higher education, a development the Parliamentary Budget Officer says ... «The Globe and Mail, Mar 15»
8
Britain's brightest leaving in brain drain and replaced with low skilled
“Immigration has therefore had its biggest impact upon the bottom end of the numeracy skill distribution; it has led to a significant increase in the supply of low ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 15»
9
Highly Skilled Immigrant Spouses Can Soon Work In US
That changed Tuesday when the Obama administration announced a visa rule revision that will let spouses of some highly skilled immigrants apply to work in ... «Huffington Post, Feb 15»
10
Michigan gives community colleges $50 million for skilled trades …
Rick Snyder on Tuesday announced that $50 million in grants are going to 18 community colleges across the state as part of Michigan's effort to enhance skilled ... «MLive.com, Feb 15»

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