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A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness.
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] expertus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

expert (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
expert

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Extraordinarily capable or knowledgeable.
    I am expert at making a simple situation complex.
    My cousin is an expert pianist.
  2. Characteristic of an expert.
    This problem requires expert knowledge.

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Translations

Noun

Singular
expert

Plural
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expert ({{{1}}})
  1. A person with extensive knowledge or ability in a given subject.
    We called in several experts on the subject, but they couldn't reach an agreement.
    If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert. - David Ben-Gurion
  2. (chess) A player ranking just below master.

Translations

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Dutch

Noun

expert

  1. expert

Synonyms


French

Noun

expert m. (plural experts)

  1. expert

See also


Swedish

Noun

Inflection for expert Singular Plural
Common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative expert experten experter experterna
Genitive experts experterns experters experternas
  1. expert

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