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expert

noun [C] uk   /ˈek.spɜːt/ us    /-spɝːt/
B1 a person with a high level of knowledge or skill relating to a particular subject or activity: a gardening/medical expert My mother is an expert at dress-making (= she does it very well).
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expert

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈek.spɜːt/ us    /-spɝːt/
B2 having or showing a lot of knowledge or skill: The centre provides expert advice for people with financial problems. What's your expert opinion? an expert fisherman
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expertly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He carved the meat expertly.
Translations of “expert”
in Korean 전문가…
in Arabic خَبير…
in French expert…
in Turkish uzman, usta, bilir kişi…
in Italian esperto, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 專家, 內行, 行家…
in Russian специалист, эксперт…
in Polish ekspert, specjalist-a/ka…
in Spanish experto…
in Portuguese perito, -a, especialista…
in German erfahren, fachmännisch…
in Catalan expert, -a…
in Japanese 専門家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专家, 内行, 行家…
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