expertise

1
[ ek-sper-teez ]
/ ˌɛk spərˈtiz /

noun

expert skill or knowledge; expertness; know-how: business expertise.
a written opinion by an expert, as concerning the authenticity or value of a work of art, manuscript, etc.

Origin of expertise

1
1865–70; < French: survey, report (made by experts); -ise taken as an abstract noun suffix. See expert, -ise2

Definition for expertise (2 of 3)

expertise

2
[ ek-sper-tahyz ]
/ ˈɛk spərˌtaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), ex·pert·ised, ex·pert·ising. Chiefly British.


Definition for expertise (3 of 3)

expertize

[ ek-sper-tahyz ]
/ ˈɛk spərˌtaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), ex·pert·ized, ex·pert·iz·ing.

to study or investigate as an expert.

Also especially British, ex·pert·ise.

Origin of expertize

First recorded in 1885–90; expert + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for expertise (1 of 2)

expertise

/ (ˌɛkspɜːˈtiːz) /

noun

special skill, knowledge, or judgment; expertness

Word Origin for expertise

C19: from French: expert skill, from expert

British Dictionary definitions for expertise (2 of 2)

expertize

expertise

/ (ˈɛkspɜːˌtaɪz) /

verb

US to act as an expert or give an expert opinion (on)

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