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expertise

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[ ek-sper-teez ]
/ ˌɛk spərˈtiz /
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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.
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Origin of expertise

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

Other definitions for expertise (2 of 2)

expertise2
[ ek-sper-tahyz ]
/ ˈɛk spərˌtaɪz /

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

expertise
/ (ˌɛkspɜːˈtiːz) /

noun
special skill, knowledge, or judgment; expertness

Word Origin for expertise

C19: from French: expert skill, from expert
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