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Definition of "practiced" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "practiced" in a sentence
  • "Eugenics, practiced from the time Germany used it, could have made us stronger and smarter by design."
  • "The type of music that McCroskey practiced is known as the “Horrorcore” genre."
  • "Performing simple tasks, not ones that require huge amounts of concentration, and ideally tasks at which we are quite practiced, is the way to conquer the vicious circle of negative thoughts."