wizard Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"wizard" in British English

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wizardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɪz.əd/  us   /-ɚd/
a man who is ​believed to have ​magicalpowers and who uses them to ​harm or ​help other ​people (UK also whizz, US also whiz, wiz) informal someone who is an ​expert at something or who has ​greatability in a ​particularsubject: a ​computer wizard Your mother's a wizard atScrabble.
(Definition of wizard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wizard" in American English

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wizardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɪz·ərd/
a man who is ​believed to have ​magicalpowers and, esp. in ​stories, uses them to ​help or ​harmpeople approving You might ​call someone a wizard who has ​greatskill or who ​manages to do something that is ​extremelydifficult: a ​financial wizard
(Definition of wizard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wizard" in Business English

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wizardnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈwɪzəd/
IT a ​piece of ​software that ​guidesusers through a particular ​task with a ​series of ​instructions: The wizard will ​guide you through the ​installationprocess. installation/​recovery/​presentation wizard
informal someone who is an ​expert in a particular ​subject or is very ​skilled at something: a computer/​financial wizard
(Definition of wizard from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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