Definition of “experience” - Learner’s Dictionary

experience

noun us uk /ɪkˈspɪəriəns/
KNOWLEDGE [ U ]

B1 knowledge that you get from doing a job, or from doing, seeing, or feeling something:

Do you have any experience of working with children?
He knows from experience not to play with fire.
In my experience, people smile back if you smile at them.

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SOMETHING THAT HAPPENS TO YOU [ C ]

B1 something that happens to you that affects how you feel:

My trip to Australia was an experience I'll never forget.

(Definition of “experience noun” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)