Definition of “experience” - Learner’s Dictionary

experience

noun us uk /ɪkˈspɪəriəns/
practical experiencemanagerial experienceHer lack of experience will make her less likely to get the job.In the course of the interview she mentioned her previous experience.She has a lot of experience of working with young people.
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.
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)