expert


expert
[[t]e̱kspɜː(r)t[/t]]
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experts
1) N-COUNT: oft n N, N on n An expert is a person who is very skilled at doing something or who knows a lot about a particular subject.

Our team of experts will be on hand to offer help and advice between 12 noon and 7pm daily.

...a yoga expert.

...an expert on trade in that area.

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2) ADJ-GRADED: oft ADJ at -ing Someone who is expert at doing something is very skilled at it.

The Japanese are expert at lowering manufacturing costs...

There is a great deal to learn from Hal's expert approach.

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expertly ADV-GRADED ADV with v

Shopkeepers expertly rolled spices up in bay leaves.

3) ADJ-GRADED: ADJ n If you say that someone has expert hands or an expert eye, you mean that they are very skilful or experienced in using their hands or eyes for a particular purpose.

When the horse suffered a back injury Harvey cured it with his own expert hands...

The symptoms are very mild and it takes an expert eye to see them.

4) ADJ: ADJ n Expert advice or help is given by someone who has studied a subject thoroughly or who is very skilled at a particular job.

You'll also get expert advice on keeping your hair in good condition...

We'll need an expert opinion...

The good news is that expert help is now available.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Expert AG — Rechtsform AG Gründung 1962 Sitz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • expert — EXPÉRT, Ă, experţi, te, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. (Adesea adjectival) Persoană care posedă cunoştinţe temeinice într un anumit domeniu; specialist de mare clasă. ♦ spec. Persoană competentă într un anumit domeniu, numită de un organ de stat… …   Dicționar Român

  • Expert — person assigned by an accreditation body to provide specific knowledge or expertise with respect to the scope of accreditation to be assessed (p. 3.12 ISO/IEC 17011:2004). Источник …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • expert — ex·pert n: a person with special or superior skill or knowledge in a particular area see also expert witness at witness Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • EXPERT (R.-H.) — EXPERT ROGER HENRI (1882 1955) Issu d’une dynastie de vignerons aisés du Bordelais, Roger Henri Expert fit ses études secondaires au collège Saint Elme fondé par les Dominicains à Arcachon, s’inscrivit ensuite à l’école des Beaux Arts de Bordeaux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • expert — expert, perte (èk spêr, spèr t ) adj. 1°   Qui a, par l expérience, acquis une grande habileté dans un métier, dans quelque chose. •   De ses mains à vaincre expertes Étouffant le serpent trompeur, RÉGNIER Hymne.. •   Elle est experte au fait… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • expert — adj *proficient, adept, skilled, skillful, masterly Analogous words: practiced, drilled (see PRACTICE vb): trained, schooled (see TEACH): *dexterous, deft, adroit Antonyms: amateurish Contrasted words: inept, maladroit, *awkward, clumsy expert …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Expert — Ex*pert ([e^]ks*p[ e]rt ), a. [F. expert, L. expertus, p. p. of experiri to try. See {Experience}.] Taught by use, practice, or experience, experienced; having facility of operation or performance from practice; knowing and ready from much… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expert — (франц.) = Sachverstandiger (нем.) = perito (итал.) эксперт, лицо, которое в силу наличия у него специальной подготовки или знаний может осуществить профессиональную оценку ситуации. Эксперт может быть назначен составом арбитража (tribunal… …   Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • expert — [eks′pərt; ] for adj., also [ eks pʉrt′, ik spʉrt′] adj. [ME < OFr < L expertus, pp. of experiri: see PERIL] 1. very skillful; having much training and knowledge in some special field 2. of or from an expert [an expert opinion] n. [Fr] a… …   English World dictionary