1 ~ (in/at sth/doing sth)
(a) having skill; skilful 熟练的; 有能力的
*a skilled negotiator 谈判能手
* skilled at dealing with complaints 善于处理投诉个案.
(b) experienced; trained 有经验的; 训练过的
*a skilled worker, salesperson, etc 有经验的工人、推销员等
* an actor skilled at improvising 擅长临场发挥的演员.
2 [attrib 作定语] (of work) needing skill （指工作）需要技能的
*a skilled job 技术性的工作.
someone who is skilled has the training and experience that is needed to do something well
≠ unskilled Skilled craftsmen , such as carpenters, are in great demand. The company is fortunate to have such highly skilled workers.skilled at/in She's very skilled at dealing with the public. The school offers a program for students who are skilled in metalwork. [usually before noun]
skilled work needs people with special abilities or training to do it
≠ unskilled Bricklaying is very skilled work.
1. The personal computer revolution and the invention of the Internet made the demand for skilled labor mushroom to such tremendous proportions that even if every American child were to study nothing but science from now on, we would be unable to keep p 个人电脑革命和因特网的诞生导致了对熟练劳动者的需求猛增，以至从现在起即使每个美国孩子都去自然科学，我们在今后的几十年里还是无法赶上这种需求的增长速度。
2. He started training as a cabinet-maker because he was good with his hands; but when he was 20 he went up to London to work under his brother, William, a skilled medical teacher. 由于手巧，他开始学做桌椅。但20岁那年，他到伦敦，在富有经验的医学教师——哥哥威廉的手下做事。
3. Such a provision would provide "temporary skilled personnel" in those fields. 这一条款可以为这些领域提供"临时性的技术人员"。
4. Usually a linguist is skilled in a number of languages besides his own. 除了母语外，语言学家一般通晓许多种语言。
5. In general, the "21st Century Technology Resources and Commercial Leadership Act", which Sen. John McCain brought to the Senate in late 1999, is designed to keep the U.S. high-tech industry on top by filling the need for skilled technology 总的说来，参议员约翰·麦凯恩在1999年下半年递交给参议院的"21世纪技术人才资源及商业领导人才法案"是为了填补美国对熟练技术人员的需求, 以保持美国在高科技工业中的领先地位而制订的。