Definition of 'inexperience'
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Lazy pundits and former players have been coming out saying he has no chance of success due to his age and inexperience. The Sun (2016)This is a rare mode of bowling and he exposed England's inexperience. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Showed commendable composure given his inexperience and lack of recent game time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of that reflects youth and inexperience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their victories are already so frequent that it is easy to forget their relative inexperience. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The only problem will be their relative inexperience. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My friend is earning a lot of money despite relative inexperience in her job. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Another solid performance in which his assurance belied his age and inexperience. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In this instance quality was lacking and inexperience compounded it. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Given their relative inexperience can England prove doubters wrong? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Any live interview that might expose her inexperience would be dumped, she heard in her earpiece. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In 1895 he also had the disadvantage of youth and inexperience. Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)WE are clutching at straws but their relative inexperience could become a factor. The Sun (2012)The Tory leader is likely to be nervous about this because of the relative inexperience of some of his team. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With their inexperience painfully exposed in recent weeks, the return of some senior figures has come at the perfect time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It has the energy and enthusiasm of youth and inexperience, some of which comes from players who are just that. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That may be a product of youth, inexperience or circumstance but it's a great weakness. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He blamed inexperience and a lack of guidance from his senior colleagues for his actions, but argued that he had not given pupils any unfair advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. inexperience is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'inexperience'
British English: inexperience NOUN
If you refer to someone's inexperience, you mean that they have little knowledge or experience of a particular situation or activity.
Critics attacked the youth and inexperience of his staff.
Definition of inexperience from the Collins English Dictionary
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