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Definition of skillful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    skillful

     adjective
    (skilful) adjective
    NAmE//ˈskɪlfl//
     
     
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  1. 1(of a person) good at doing something, especially something that needs a particular ability or special training synonym accomplished a skillful player/performer/teacher
  2. 2made or done very well synonym professional Thanks to her skillful handling of the affair, the problem was averted.
NAmE//ˈskɪlfəli//
 
adverb
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