Expert - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈekspɜːrt|  American pronunciation of the word expert
Brit.  |ˈɛkspəːt|  British pronunciation of the word expert

noun

- a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

adjective

- having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude(syn: adept, good, practiced, proficient, skilful, skillful)
- of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood (syn: technical)

Examples

We received some expert advice.

The company has become expert at adapting its products for new clients.

She was an acknowledged expert on child development.

an expert at planning dinner parties

He's a world expert on marine mammals.

Tests should be administered by a medical expert.

The police are expert at handling situations like this in strict confidence.

He cast his expert eye on the gardener's work.

Ministers depend on civil servants for expert advice.

He's an expert at doing bird calls.

You can't tell him anything about computers. He thinks he's an expert.

She is an expert on skin care.

Her chief function is to provide expert legal advice.

He needs advice from an expert.

She's been giving him some expert advice about investing.

Word forms

noun
singular: expert
plural: experts
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