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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Skilled or expert; proficient: He is practiced in the art of design. She is a practiced lecturer.
  • adj. Acquired or brought to perfection by practice: greeted the guests with practiced courtesy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. skillful, proficient, knowledgeable or expert as a result of practice
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of practice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Experienced; expert; skilled.
  • adj. Used habitually; learned by practice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See practised, practiser.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
  • adj. skillful after much practice

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