expertise

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[ ek-sper-tahyz ]
/ ˈɛk spərˌtaɪz /

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


Nearby words

  1. experimentation,
  2. experimenter effect,
  3. expert,
  4. expert system,
  5. expert witness,
  6. expertism,
  7. expertize,
  8. expertly,
  9. experto crede,
  10. expiable

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 expertised

expertise

/ (ˌɛkspɜːˈtiːz) /

noun

special skill, knowledge, or judgment; expertness

Word Origin for expertise

C19: from French: expert skill, from expert

expertize

expertise

/ (ˈɛkspɜːˌtaɪz) /

verb

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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