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expertise1

[ek-sper-teez] /ˌɛk spərˈtiz/
noun
1.
expert skill or knowledge; expertness; know-how:
business expertise.
2.
a written opinion by an expert, as concerning the authenticity or value of a work of art, manuscript, etc.
Origin of expertise1
1865-1870
1865-70; < French: survey, report (made by experts); -ise taken as an abstract noun suffix. See expert, -ise2

expertise2

[ek-sper-tahyz] /ˈɛk spərˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), expertised, expertising. Chiefly British
1.

expertize

or (especially British) expertise

[ek-sper-tahyz] /ˈɛk spərˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), expertized, expertizing.
1.
to study or investigate as an expert.
Origin
1885-90; expert + -ize
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  • And we have traveled the road familiar to many nursing scholars, the road of expertise in objectification and quantification.

    Nursing as Caring Anne Boykin
  • The large size and diversified operations of the agroindustrial complexes place a heavy demand upon the expertise of management.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • This expertise went on to the extent of two whole days and appreciably more than another thousand pounds.

  • His existence was becoming more and more barren of expertise.

    Royal Highness Thomas Mann
  • Help schools fight drugs by providing them with the expertise and financial resources of community groups and agencies.

    What Works: Schools Without Drugs United States Department of Education
British Dictionary definitions for expertise

expertise

/ˌɛkspɜːˈtiːz/
noun
1.
special skill, knowledge, or judgment; expertness
Word Origin
C19: from French: expert skill, from expert

expertize

/ˈɛkspɜːˌtaɪz/
verb
1.
(US) to act as an expert or give an expert opinion (on)
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Word Origin and History for expertise
n.

1868, from French expertise (16c.) "expert appraisal, expert's report," from expert (see expert). Earlier in same sense was expertness (c.1600).

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