Expert
Expert Ex"pert, n. 1. An expert or experienced person; one instructed by experience; one who has skill, experience, or extensive knowledge in his calling or in any special branch of learning. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) (a) A specialist in a particular profession or department of science requiring for its mastery peculiar culture and erudition. [1913 Webster]

Note: Such specialists may be witnesses in matters as to which ordinary observers could not without such aid form just conclusions, and are liable for negligence in case they injure another from want of proper qualifications or proper care in the exercise of their specialty. (b) A sworn appraiser. [1913 Webster]


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  • expert — expert, erte [ ɛkspɛr, ɛrt ] adj. et n. m. • espert XIIIe; lat. expertus, p. p. de experiri → expérience I ♦ Adj. Qui a, par l expérience, par la pratique, acquis une grande habileté. ⇒ adroit, exercé, expérimenté, habile. Un technicien expert. ⇒ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • expert — EXPÉRT, Ă, experţi, te, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. (Adesea adjectival) Persoană care posedă cunoştinţe temeinice într un anumit domeniu; specialist de mare clasă. ♦ spec. Persoană competentă într un anumit domeniu, numită de un organ de stat… …   Dicționar Român

  • Expert — person assigned by an accreditation body to provide specific knowledge or expertise with respect to the scope of accreditation to be assessed (p. 3.12 ISO/IEC 17011:2004). Источник …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • expert — ex·pert n: a person with special or superior skill or knowledge in a particular area see also expert witness at witness Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • expert — expert, perte (èk spêr, spèr t ) adj. 1°   Qui a, par l expérience, acquis une grande habileté dans un métier, dans quelque chose. •   De ses mains à vaincre expertes Étouffant le serpent trompeur, RÉGNIER Hymne.. •   Elle est experte au fait… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • expert — adj *proficient, adept, skilled, skillful, masterly Analogous words: practiced, drilled (see PRACTICE vb): trained, schooled (see TEACH): *dexterous, deft, adroit Antonyms: amateurish Contrasted words: inept, maladroit, *awkward, clumsy expert …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Expert — Ex*pert ([e^]ks*p[ e]rt ), a. [F. expert, L. expertus, p. p. of experiri to try. See {Experience}.] Taught by use, practice, or experience, experienced; having facility of operation or performance from practice; knowing and ready from much… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expert — (франц.) = Sachverstandiger (нем.) = perito (итал.) эксперт, лицо, которое в силу наличия у него специальной подготовки или знаний может осуществить профессиональную оценку ситуации. Эксперт может быть назначен составом арбитража (tribunal… …   Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • expert — [eks′pərt; ] for adj., also [ eks pʉrt′, ik spʉrt′] adj. [ME < OFr < L expertus, pp. of experiri: see PERIL] 1. very skillful; having much training and knowledge in some special field 2. of or from an expert [an expert opinion] n. [Fr] a… …   English World dictionary

  • Expert — Ex*pert , v. t. To experience. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Die would we daily, once it to expert. Spencer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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