from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Expert advice or opinion.
- n. Skill or knowledge in a particular area. See Synonyms at art1.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. great skill or knowledge in a particular field or hobby
- n. advice, or opinion, of an expert
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An examination by experts; a survey by a board of skilled examiners of any obscure or doubtful ease in order to establish a foundation upon which the court may base an intelligent and definite judgment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge
While China has a massive pool of outsourcing professionals, special domain expertise is crucial in order to maintain a competitive edge.
The topic of my law review note was qui tam actions under the False Claims Act. Every decade or so, a discussion comes along in which my expertise is actually relevant.
To clarify, my expertise is a technical point of view – not legal.
But, you know, investigators have, from the very beginning, always thought that a scientist had to be involved in the anthrax attacks because of what they call the expertise that someone would have needed to make the anthrax.
For instance, a scientist who cannot flourish in his own country will want to go somewhere where his expertise is appreciated.
The fact that I've been in the league so many years and played in the Finals and played in the playoffs so many times, right now my expertise is the thing that can get us over the hump.
So, it is an area where, as we think about growing the Retail Tax business in what we call the expertise segment, the higher income individuals and more complex tax returns, McGladrey is actually one of the leading providers of services to exactly that marketplace.
I'll also add that there are many areas where 'expertise' is vastly overrated.
But some kind of expertise is usually needed to buy peroxide that is concentrated enough to work in an explosive, he noted.
I’m a developmental psychologist and my main expertise is in the development of aggression and violence in children.