Origin of expertise1
- to study or investigate as an expert.
Also especially British, ex·pert·ise.
Origin of expertize
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Related Words for expertisesprowess, ability, facility, proficiency, know-how, savvy, skill, judgment, competence, dexterity, art, adroitness, sharpness, cleverness, ingeniousness, dodge, oil, craft, goods, line
- special skill, knowledge, or judgment; expertness
Word Origin for expertise
C19: from French: expert skill, from expert
- US to act as an expert or give an expert opinion (on)
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Word Origin and History for expertises
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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