Definition of expertise in English:



mass noun
  • Expert skill or knowledge in a particular field.

    ‘technical expertise’
    • ‘I have seen the staff of the health service who show not just skill and expertise but love, care and friendship.’
    • ‘It is wise to examine all the options and then make a commitment to one area of expertise and master it.’
    • ‘That task is a field of expertise which the Federal Court has specialised skills in.’
    • ‘Each field requires its own expertise and in politics there are no simple solutions.’
    • ‘I'm sure she can bring her expertise and local knowledge to bear to put on a great meet.’
    • ‘He stressed the need for local knowledge and expertise in dealing with flooding not to be lost under the new system.’
    • ‘He had a clear knowledge and expertise in the management of people with autistic spectrum disorder.’
    • ‘The knowledge and expertise gleaned over the years is now shared with other groups.’
    • ‘He is considered a strong asset as a result of his expertise in the justice field.’
    • ‘With two teams of referees on the field there will be no shortage of expertise on the rules of the game.’
    • ‘The hospital trust shares its medical expertise in the field of blood diseases with the facility in India.’
    • ‘They are asking for a fair day's pay for a fair day's work that reflects their expertise and skill.’
    • ‘You don't improve these abilities in the same way that you learn technical expertise.’
    • ‘They were looking for someone with financial and commercial expertise and experience.’
    • ‘Each member casts a ballot for the category of competition in their field of expertise.’
    • ‘Though she wanted to say something, she felt it more to be in her co-worker's field of expertise.’
    • ‘I do rely on him because his technical expertise is superb and his ability to predict the future has been uncanny.’
    • ‘Using their own expertise and knowledge, the pair hope to do much of the conversion work themselves.’
    • ‘That, at least to some extent, may well be no more than a reflection of my lack of expertise in this field.’
    • ‘Large chunks of money and technical expertise went into the production of these films.’
    skill, skilfulness, expertness, prowess, proficiency, competence
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Mid 19th century: from French, from expert (see expert).