Definition of 'experience'
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This year she released a book about her experiences. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cue extreme irritation from anyone who has experienced actual grief. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They hold the knowledge and experience that needs to quickly cascade down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The delays gave a window to vent the unhelpful attitudes disabled people experience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We asked you to tell us the companies you felt went that extra mile to make your holiday experiences exceptional. The Sun (2016)In effect what you are hoping to avoid happening and you experience what feels like an overreaction by others towards your illness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They must not take only City experience into account. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have had some bad experiences in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only the person experiencing the pain can know how bad that pain is,' she said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The foundation also carries out research on the economic experiences of people who earn low wages. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You know how it made you feel after one experience. The Sun (2013)You get a bit of a worldly experience to go with it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The sales pitch suggests that the experience will build character and transform lives. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The younger players will remember today because sometimes a bad experience is actually better for you. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet she has also experienced the negative side of social media. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That takes experience and a bit of knowhow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or do you just take a holiday to experience somewhere real? AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)He has so much experience and knowledge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We know from experience that beauty is fleeting. Christianity Today (2000)It can make the whole experience far more pleasant. The Sun (2013) Many people experience grief in an angry way. Know Your Own Mind (1991)They do a mixture of classroom learning and gaining experience on the job. The Sun (2011)The first is that experience is important. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That is par for the course and on past experience is about to come to an end. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The ideal seemed so remote from actual experience that neither could view it as realistic. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsYou have to experience festivals in person to truly understand what is happening. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We have experienced some bad times together. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are often able to speed up the mortgage process because of their experience and contacts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is a yearning here for common experience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This will get easier as you become more experienced in looking after your own health care. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)This season we should take care of it because we have the experience to take care of it. The Sun (2013)The fund helps entrepreneurs and academics, who often have little or no business experience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'experience'
British English: experience /ɪkˈspɪərɪəns/ NOUN
Experience is knowledge or skill in a particular job or activity, which you have gained from doing that job or activity.
She has experience of working with children.
- American English: experience
- Arabic: خِبْرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: experiência
- Chinese: 经验
- Croatian: iskustvo
- Czech: zkušenosti
- Danish: erfaring
- Dutch: ervaring
- European Spanish: experiencia
- Finnish: kokemus
- French: expérience événement
- German: Erfahrung
- Greek: εμπειρία
- Italian: esperienza
- Japanese: 経験
- Korean: 경험
- Norwegian: erfaring
- Polish: doświadczenie
- European Portuguese: experiência
- Romanian: experiență
- Russian: опыт
- Spanish: experiencia
- Swedish: upplevelse
- Thai: ประสบการณ์
- Turkish: deneyim
- Ukrainian: досвід
- Vietnamese: kinh nghiệm
Definition of experience from the Collins English Dictionary
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