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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexpertiseex‧per‧tise /ˌekspɜːˈtiːz $ -ɜːr-/ ●●○ AWL noun [uncountable]  GOOD ATKNOW somethingspecial skills or knowledge in a particular subject, that you learn by experience or trainingtechnical/financial/medical etc expertise What he’s bringing to the company is financial expertise. trainee engineers with varying degrees of computer expertiseexpertise in expertise in the management of hotelssee thesaurus at knowledge, skillCOLLOCATIONSverbshave expertiseEach scientist had expertise in either mammals, insects, birds, or plants.need/require expertiseIt’s a specialist job that requires expertise.lack expertiseThe country lacks the expertise, equipment and finance to deal with the disaster.adjectivesconsiderable expertise (also extensive expertise formal) (=a lot of expertise)The Marine Pollution Control Unit has considerable expertise in dealing with oil spills.medical/scientific/technical expertiseHow can an individual without medical expertise make such a decision?professional expertise (=skills requiring special education and training)A health and safety inspector will be glad to give you the benefit of his professional expertise.managerial/management expertise (=skill at managing people at work)Does he have the management expertise required to make the department more productive?business expertise (=skill at operating a business or company)The company took him on for his business expertise.legal expertiseHis father, also a lawyer, used his legal expertise to help civil rights groups.special/specialist expertise (=a lot of knowledge about a particular subject)Our haulage company has specialist expertise in transporting hi-tech products.relevant expertiseAll the applicants for the post had the relevant expertise to do the job.phrasessomebody’s area/field of expertise (=the subject or activity that someone is skilled in)a historian whose area of expertise is the Roman Empiredegree/level of expertiseDifferent financial advisers will have different levels of expertise.range of expertiseThe committee hopes to draw on a wide range of expertise from different institutions.a lack of expertiseHis lack of expertise in running such a large factory led to serious production problems.
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expertiseHowever, such a development would need nurturing, and there are few people with adequate expertise to nurture it.In some areas fundholders had formed liaison groups and were meeting regularly to share experiences and develop their collective expertise.His expertise will be invaluable to understanding technological challenges the BBC is facing.Bureaucracies are often credited with a monopoly of expertise which place them in a superior position to lay politicians.This process demonstrates that your organization has successfully produced something of quality or value solely through its own expertise and resources.Some of the departments were small and without sufficient staff with relevant expertise in areas it was proposed to teach.The technical expertise was provided by a Japanese company.the expertise of trained teachersThe organisation has employees with expertise in both medical and counselling services.The content validity of individual items may be determined by inspection by some one with expertise in the area of language assessment.You live and die by your expertise, not your day job.technical/financial/medical etc expertiseEven new-media producers concede there is considerable expense and technical expertise needed to surf the Internet.This has opened up new areas of employment for actuaries, frequently involving communication skills as well as technical expertise.I know my limitations and most of my security comes from hard -learned technical expertise.Among those attending the conference this week is Robert Galler, a man who had no medical expertise until tragedy struck.It also identified a list of competencies that it said rivaled technical expertise in their importance.Far better, he argues, would be a system in which governments choose firms according to their technical expertise.It is concerned about the lack of Windows technical expertise and the effect this will have on specification schedules.Again, the medical profession will argue that an individual without medical expertise can not pass judgement on their performance.
From Longman Business Dictionaryexpertiseex‧per‧tise /ˌekspɜːˈtiːz-ɜːr-/ noun [uncountable]JOB special skills or knowledge in an area of work or studythe broker’s international tax and accounting expertiseAn independent financial adviser’s area of expertise includes products such as pension plans and insurance policies.expertise inRenault’s expertise in corrosion protection is confirmed by the new eight-year anti-corrosion warranty covering all models of the Clio.
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