Definitions (2)
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1. Familiarity with a skill or field of knowledge acquired over months or years of actual practice and which, presumably, has resulted in superior understanding or mastery.
2. Alternative term for tenure (Definition 3).

Use 'experience' in a Sentence

The author has worked in the industry for twenty years in a variety of different positions, giving her the unique experience required to make her an expert in the subject.
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When I interviewed all of the potential candidates for the management position, one had so much experience that my decision was extremely easy.
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The applicant has experience working in several different fields; including customer service, sales, marketing, accounting, and also has managerial experience.
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Notable Quotable

Corporate America: Seeing Through the Lies
"I started my career doing criminal defense work and learned a lot from having my clients lie to me and having to see through that. That's been invaluable in dealing with corporate America."
- Edward Studzinski