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Skill vs. Expertise

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Main Difference

The main difference between Skill and Expertise is that the Skill is a learned ability to carry out a task and Expertise is a occupation.

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  • Skill (noun)

    Capacity to do something well; technique, ability. Skills are usually acquired or learned, as opposed to abilities, which are often thought of as innate.

  • Skill (noun)

    Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.

  • Skill (noun)

    Knowledge; understanding.

  • Skill (noun)

    Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.

  • Skill (adjective)

    Great, excellent. 1980sā€“1990s

  • Skill (verb)

    To set apart; separate.

  • Skill (verb)

    To discern; have knowledge or understanding; to know how (to).

  • Skill (verb)

    To know; to understand.

  • Skill (verb)

    To have knowledge or comprehension; discern.

  • Skill (verb)

    To have personal or practical knowledge; be versed or practised; be expert or dextrous.

  • Skill (verb)

    To make a difference; signify; matter.

  • Skill (verb)

    To spend acquired points in exchange for skills.

  • Expertise (noun)

    Great skill or knowledge in a particular field or hobby.

    "The scientist has expertise in the field of nuclear fusion."

  • Expertise (noun)

    Advice, or opinion, of an expert.

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Webster Dictionary
  • Skill (noun)

    an ability that has been acquired by training

  • Skill (noun)

    ability to produce solutions in some problem domain;

    "the skill of a well-trained boxer"

    "the sweet science of pugilism"

  • Expertise (noun)

    skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge

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