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ex·pert

 (ĕk′spûrt′)
n.
A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
adj. (ĕk′spûrt, ĭk-spûrt′)
Having, involving, or demonstrating skill in or knowledge of a certain subject. See Synonyms at proficient.

[Middle English, from Old French, experienced, from Latin expertus, past participle of experīrī, to try; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

ex′pert′ly adv.
ex′pert′ness n.

expert

(ˈɛkspɜːt)
n
a person who has extensive skill or knowledge in a particular field
adj
1. skilful or knowledgeable
2. of, involving, or done by an expert: an expert job.
[C14: from Latin expertus known by experience, from experīrī to test; see experience]
ˈexpertly adv
ˈexpertness n

ex•pert

(ˈɛk spɜrt; adj. also ɪkˈspɜrt)

n.
1. a person who has special skill or knowledge in a particular field.
adj.
2. possessing special skill or knowledge.
3. pertaining to or characteristic of an expert: expert advice.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin expertus, past participle of experīrī to try, test]
ex•pert′ly, adv.
ex•pert′ness, n.
syn: See skillful.
experience, experiment, expert - Experience, experiment and expert derive from Latin experiri, "try."
See also related terms for try.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfullyexpert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
adept, hotshot, maven, mavin, superstar, virtuoso, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard, sensation, star, ace, genius, champion - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
agronomist - an expert in soil management and field-crop production
all arounder, all-rounder - a versatile person who is expert at many things; "she's the best all-rounder they've seen in years"
analyst - someone who is skilled at analyzing data
analyst - an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions
anatomist - an expert in anatomy
antiquarian, antiquary, archaist - an expert or collector of antiquities
arbiter, supreme authority - someone with the power to settle matters at will; "she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion"
archer, bowman - a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow
authority - an expert whose views are taken as definitive; "he is an authority on corporate law"
black belt - a person who attained the rank of expert in the martial arts (judo or karate)
kabbalist, cabalist - an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
calculator, estimator, figurer, reckoner, computer - an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
climatologist - someone who is expert in climatology
computer expert, computer guru - an authority on computers and computing
cosmetologist - an expert in the use of cosmetics
efficiency engineer, efficiency expert - an expert in increasing the efficient use of machines and personnel
exegete - a person skilled in exegesis (especially of religious texts)
genealogist - an expert in genealogy
geographer - an expert on geography
horticulturist, plantsman - an expert in the science of cultivating plants (fruit or flowers or vegetables or ornamental plants)
investigator - someone who investigates
jurist, legal expert - a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
lapidarist, lapidary - an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
logician, logistician - a person skilled at symbolic logic
mnemonist - an expert in the use of mnemonics; someone able to perform unusual feats of memory
mythologist - an expert on mythology
nerd - an intelligent but single-minded expert in a particular technical field or profession
commentator, observer - an expert who observes and comments on something
out-and-outer - someone who is excellent at something
parliamentarian - an expert in parliamentary rules and procedures
past master - someone who has long and thorough experience in a given activity
prosthetist - an expert in prosthetics
pteridologist - an expert in the study of ferns
pathfinder, scout, guide - someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
shark - a person who is unusually skilled in certain ways; "a card shark"
shooter, shot - a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"
specialiser, specialist, specializer - an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning
talent - a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity
technician - someone known for high skill in some intellectual or artistic technique
technocrat - an expert who is a member of a highly skilled elite group
healer, therapist - a person skilled in a particular type of therapy
old hand, old stager, oldtimer, old-timer, stager, warhorse, veteran - an experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service
Adj.1.expert - having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitudeexpert - having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"
skilled - having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"
2.expert - of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood; "technical terminology"; "a technical report"; "technical language"
skilled - having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"

expert

noun
1. specialist, authority, professional, master, pro (informal), ace (informal), genius, guru, pundit, buff (informal), wizard, adept, whizz (informal), maestro, virtuoso, connoisseur, boffin (Brit. informal), hotshot (informal), rocket scientist (informal, chiefly U.S.), past master, dab hand (Brit. informal), wonk (informal), maven (U.S.), fundi (S. African) an expert in computer graphics
specialist amateur, novice, layman, dabbler, nonprofessional, ham
adjective
1. skilful, trained, experienced, able, professional, skilled, master, masterly, qualified, talented, outstanding, clever, practised, accomplished, handy, competent, tasty (Brit. informal), apt, adept, knowledgeable, virtuoso, deft, proficient, facile, adroit, dexterous The faces of the waxworks are modelled by expert sculptors.
skilful inexperienced, incompetent, clumsy, unskilled, unqualified, untrained, amateurish, cack-handed (informal), unpractised
Quotations
"An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field" [Niels Henrik David Bohr]
"An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less" [Nicholas Murray Butler]
"An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject and who manages to avoid them" [Werner Heisenberg Der Teil und das Ganze]

expert

noun
A person with a high degree of knowledge or skill in a particular field:
Informal: whiz.
Slang: crackerjack.
Chiefly British: dab.
adjective
Having or demonstrating a high degree of knowledge or skill:
Slang: crackerjack.
Translations
خَبيرخَبِيرشَخْص خَبير
odborníkodbornýzkušenýznalecexpert
ekspertekspert-fagmandsagkyndig
asjatundjaekspert
asiantuntijaeksperttitaitavaasiantunteva
stručnjakznalacekspert
szakavatott
reyndur; mjög fær, snjallsérfræîingur
専門家専門的な熟練者
전문가
įgudimasprityręssu įgudimu
eksperta-, lietpratēja-eksperts, lietpratējslietpratīgsspeciālists
strokovnjak
expertexpert-sakkunnig
ผู้เชี่ยวชาญ
uzmanbilir kişi
chuyên gia

expert

[ˈekspɜːt]
A. ADJ [craftsman, surgeon] → experto, especialista (Jur) [evidence, witness] → pericial
we'll need an expert opinionnecesitaremos la opinión de un experto or especialista
he ran an expert eye over the photographsechó un vistazo a las fotografías con ojo experto
to be expert at (doing) sthser experto en (hacer) algo
expert system (Comput) → sistema m experto
expert valuationtasación f pericial
B. Nexperto/a m/f
to be an expert at (doing) sthser un experto en (hacer) algo
he's an expert on computerses un experto en ordenadores
I'm no expert on the subjectno soy un experto en la materia
he's a computer expertes especialista en ordenadores
to examine sth with the eye of an expertexaminar algo con ojo experto

expert

[ˈɛkspɜːrt]
adj
[person] → expert(e)
He's an expert cook
BUT Il cuisine très bien.
to be expert at doing sth → être spécialiste de qch
[opinion, help] → d'un expert expert witness
nexpert m
He's a computer expert → C'est un spécialiste en informatique.
an expert on sth → un spécialiste de qchexpert advice navis m d'expert

expert

nExperte m, → Expertin f; (= professional)Fachmann m, → Fachfrau f; (Jur) → Sachverständige(r) mf; he is an expert on the subject/at that sort of negotiationer ist Fachmann or Experte auf diesem Gebiet/für solche Verhandlungen; expert in geologyFachmann m/Fachfrau ffür Geologie, Geologieexperte m/-expertin f; an expert at chessein Schachexperte m, → eine Schachexpertin; she is an expert on wines/oriental philosophysie ist eine Weinexpertin/eine Expertin auf dem Gebiet der orientalischen Philosophie; with the eye of an expertmit fachmännischem Blick; to get the advice of expertsExperten/Sachverständige zurate or zu Rate ziehen; expert’s reportSachverständigenbericht m, → Gutachten nt; OK, you do it, you’re the expertgut, machen Sies, Sie sind der Fachmann; he’s an expert at saying the wrong thing (iro)er versteht es meisterhaft, genau das Falsche zu sagen
adj
(= skilled) driver, carpenter, accountant etcmeisterhaft; she’s an expert typistsie ist perfekt im Maschineschreiben; he is expert at or in skiinger ist ein perfekter Skifahrer; he is expert at forgeries or an expert forgerer kann meisterhaft fälschen; he is expert at this operationer führt diese Operation meisterhaft aus; to be expert at or in doing somethinges hervorragend verstehen, etw zu tun; people sufficiently expert in interpreting the dataLeute, die sich in der Interpretation der Daten genügend auskennen
(= specialist, of an expert) approach, work, job, advice, help, attention, treatmentfachmännisch; opinioneines Fachmanns; (Jur) → eines Sachverständigen; his expert handsseine erfahrenen Hände; an expert eyeder Blick des Fachmanns; to run or cast an expert eye over somethingetw fachmännisch begutachten; we need your expert touchwir brauchen Ihr fachmännisches Können; an expert opinionein Gutachten nt; what’s your expert opinion? (also iro)was meinen Sie als Fachmann or Experte dazu?

expert

[ˈɛkspɜːt]
1. adj (gen) → esperto/a; (advice, help) → da esperto
expert in or at doing sth → esperto/a nel fare qc
2. nesperto/a
an expert on sth/in or at doing sth → un(a) esperto/a di qc/nel fare qc

expert

(ˈekspəːt) adjective
(with at or on) skilled through training or practice. an expert car designer; I'm expert at map-reading; Get expert advice on plumbing.
noun
a person who is an expert. an expert in political history / on ancient pottery.
ˈexpertly adverb
ˈexpertness noun

expert

خَبِير odborník ekspert Experte ειδικός experto asiantuntija expert stručnjak esperto 専門家 전문가 expert ekspert fachowiec perito эксперт expert ผู้เชี่ยวชาญ uzman chuyên gia 专家

expert

a. experto-a, perito-a.

expert

adj & n experto -ta mf, especialista mf; — opinion opinión f de expertos
References in classic literature ?
For though the French commander bore a high character for courage and enterprise, he was also thought to be expert in those political practises which do not always respect the nicer obligations of morality, and which so generally disgraced the European diplomacy of that period.
For not to speak of his readiness in ordinary duties: --repairing stove boats, sprung spars, reforming the shape of clumsy-bladed oars, inserting bull's eyes in the deck, or new tree-nails in the side planks, and other miscellaneous matters more directly pertaining to his special business; he was moreover unhesitatingly expert in all manner of conflicting aptitudes, both useful and capricious.
First there were the "splitters," the most expert workmen in the plant, who earned as high as fifty cents an hour, and did not a thing all day except chop hogs down the middle.
He was an expert and efficient workman in whatever he undertook; and was, both from habit and principle, prompt and faithful.
He is well enough for the provinces-- one-night stands and that sort of thing, you know -- but dear me, HE oughtn't to set up for an expert -- anyway not where there's a real artist.
You do certainly handle your Rangers like an expert, General.
Necessarily, this unceasing attention to the art develops an expert occasionally.
It offered his services now in the humble capacities of land surveyor and expert accountant.
It is needless to say that no sleight-of-hand performer, however expert, unless aided by the powers of darkness, could have accomplished this feat; but a luckless child in the pursuit of virtue had done it with a turn of the wrist.
Yes; all the advantages of sitting still when he ought to move, and of leading a life of mere idle pleasure, and fancying himself extremely expert in finding excuses for it.
The secret was well kept, and Lucie was unconscious and happy; but he could not fail to observe that the shoemaker, whose hand had been a little out at first, was growing dreadfully skilful, and that he had never been so intent on his work, and that his hands had never been so nimble and expert, as in the dusk of the ninth evening.
This part of the business, however, did not last long; for the young rascal, being expert at a variety of feints and dodges, of which my aunt had no conception, soon went whooping away, leaving some deep impressions of his nailed boots in the flower-beds, and taking his donkey in triumph with him.

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