expert Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “expert” in the English Dictionary

"expert" in British English

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expertnoun [C]

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

uk   /ˈek.spɜːt/  us   /-spɝːt/
B2 having or ​showing a lot of ​knowledge or ​skill: The ​centreprovides expert advice for ​people with ​financialproblems. What's ​your expert opinion? an expert ​fisherman
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expertly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
He ​carved the ​meat expertly.
(Definition of expert from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"expert" in American English

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expertnoun [C]

 us   /ˈek·spɜrt/
a ​person having a high ​level of ​knowledge or ​skill in a ​particularsubject: He is the administration’s foreign-policy expert for ​eastern Europe.
expert
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈek·spɜrt, ɪkˈspɜrt/
She’s an expert ​swimmer.
expertly
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈek·spɜrt·li, ɪkˈspɜrt·li/
(Definition of expert from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"expert" in Business English

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expertnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈekspɜːt/
a ​person with a high ​level of ​knowledge or ​skill: an expert on sth The professor is an expert on the ​rights of ​tax-exemptorganizations.an expert at sth We need someone who is an expert at ​displaydesign.an expert in sth He is a ​leading expert in the ​field of ​wastemanagement. a ​marketing/​security/​computer expert medical/​legal/​financial experts a ​world/​industry/​international expert a top/​leading/​acknowledged expert

expertadjective

uk   us   /ˈekspɜːt/
having or showing a lot of ​knowledge or ​skill: expert advice/opinion We need expert ​advice, and that's why we've called you in. He had expert ​knowledge of ​commerciallending.be expert at doing sth Librarians are expert at ​findinginformation for you.
expertly
adverb
He ​chaired the ​meeting expertly.
(Definition of expert from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “expert”
in Korean 전문가…
in Arabic خَبير…
in Malaysian pakar…
in French expert…
in Russian специалист, эксперт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 專家, 內行, 行家…
in Italian esperto, -a…
in Turkish uzman, usta, bilir kişi…
in Polish ekspert, specjalist-a/ka…
in Spanish experto…
in Vietnamese về mặt chuyên môn…
in Portuguese perito, -a, especialista…
in Thai ซึ่งเชี่ยวชาญ…
in German erfahren, fachmännisch…
in Catalan expert, -a…
in Japanese 専門家…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专家, 内行, 行家…
in Indonesian ahli…
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