how to pronounce skilled


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skilled is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of skilled in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… 100 years ago a skilled hobo was called …”

meanings of skilled


  1. Requiring special abilities or training.
  2. Having or showing skill; skillful.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of skill.

skilled frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word skilled occurs in english on average 8.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics skilled can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that skilled can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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