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expert

ex·pert

expert

 
pronunciation:
ek sprt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone who knows a great deal about a particular thing.
He is an expert on the history of the American West.
synonyms:
ace, master
antonyms:
amateur, novice
similar words:
artist, authority, pro, specialist, veteran, wizard
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a great deal of skill or knowledge.
Sasha is an expert chess player.
synonyms:
adept, experienced, knowledgeable, master, skilled
antonyms:
amateur, incompetent
similar words:
ace, capable, competent, deft, masterful, masterly, qualified, skillful
definition 2: having to do with special skills or knowledge.
We need expert advice on which skis to buy.
synonyms:
skilled, specialized
similar words:
able, masterly, professional, qualified
derivations: expertly (adv.), expertness (n.)
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