practical experience

practical experience
field experience, actual working experience, knowledge that accumulates at work not just via theoretical study

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • experience — 1 noun 1 KNOWLEDGE/SKILL (U) knowledge or skill gained while doing a job (+ in): Karl has considerable experience in modern methods of diagnosis. | political/teaching/computing etc experience: The job requires no secretarial experience. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • practical nurse — noun a nurse who has enough training to be licensed by a state to provide routine care for the sick (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑licensed practical nurse, ↑LPN • Hypernyms: ↑nurse * * * noun, pl ⋯ nurses [count] US : a nurse who cares for sick people but… …   Useful english dictionary

  • practical — prac|ti|cal1 W2S3 [ˈpræktıkəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(real)¦ 2¦(effective)¦ 3¦(clear thinking)¦ 4¦(suitable)¦ 5¦(using your hands)¦ 6 for/to all practical purposes 7 practical certainty/disaster/sell out etc ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • practical — 1 adjective 1 CONCERNED WITH REAL SITUATIONS concerned with real situations and events rather than ideas: How much practical experience do you have of working with computers? | a practical knowledge of simple medicine | Most of the things you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • practical — I UK [ˈpræktɪk(ə)l] / US adjective *** 1) involving or relating to real situations and events Applicants for the job must have at least three years of practical experience. Unfortunately Carter s research has no practical use. • Collocations:… …   English dictionary

  • practical nurse — prac·ti·cal nurse prak ti kəl n a nurse who cares for the sick professionally without having the training or experience required of a registered nurse esp LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE * * * a person who has had practical experience in nursing care… …   Medical dictionary

  • practical — prac|ti|cal [ præktıkl ] adjective *** 1. ) involving or relating to real situations and events: Applicants for the job must have at least three years of practical experience. Unfortunately Carter s research has no practical use. 2. ) making… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • experience — ex|pe|ri|ence1 W1S1 [ıkˈspıəriəns US ˈspır ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(knowledge/skill)¦ 2¦(knowledge of life)¦ 3¦(something that happens)¦ 4 the black/female/Russian etc experience 5 work experience ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Latin… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • practical*/*/*/ — [ˈpræktɪk(ə)l] adj I 1) involving, or relating to, real situations rather than theories or ideas alone Unfortunately this research has no practical use.[/ex] Practical experience can be as valuable as academic qualifications.[/ex] 2) making… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • practical — adjective 1) practical experience Syn: empirical, hands on, actual, active, applied, heuristic, experiential, evidence based Ant: theoretical 2) there are no practical alternatives Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

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