Expert meaning

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A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
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Characteristic of an expert.

This problem requires expert knowledge.

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Expert is defined as someone who has advanced knowledge or skill in a particular area.

When it comes to the subject of history, a history teacher is an example of an expert.

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Having, involving, or demonstrating skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
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I am expert at making a simple situation complex.

My cousin is an expert pianist.

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Very skillful; having much training and knowledge in some special field.
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A person who is very skillful or highly trained and informed in some special field.
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A person with extensive knowledge or ability in a given subject.

We called in several experts on the subject, but they couldn't reach an agreement.

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Of or from an expert.

An expert opinion.

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An individual of recognized knowledge in a particular topic, typically confirmed by academic standing and publications, who is called upon by one of the parties to testify in court as to his or her opinion of the underlying facts. Also referred to as expert witness.
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The definition of expert is someone who is very skillful or has advanced training and knowledge in a particular area or field.

An example of someone who would be described as an expert is an Olympic athlete, who could be described as an expert in his or her sport.

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(chess) A player ranking just below master.
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Origin of expert

  • Middle English from Old French experienced from Latin expertus past participle of experīrī to try per-3 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French, from Latin expertus.

    From Wiktionary