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[ek-sper-tahyz]
verb (used with or without object), ex·pert·ised, ex·pert·ising. Chiefly British.
  1. expertize.
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expertize

[ek-sper-tahyz]
verb (used with or without object), ex·pert·ized, ex·pert·iz·ing.
  1. to study or investigate as an expert.
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Also especially British, ex·pert·ise.

Origin of expertize

First recorded in 1885–90; expert + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for expertised

expertise

noun
  1. special skill, knowledge, or judgment; expertness
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Word Origin for expertise

C19: from French: expert skill, from expert

expertize

expertise

verb
  1. US to act as an expert or give an expert opinion (on)
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Word Origin and History for expertised

expertise

n.

1868, from French expertise (16c.) "expert appraisal, expert's report," from expert (see expert). Earlier in same sense was expertness (c.1600).

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