experience experience  /ɪk ˈspɪ ri əns/


  1. (n) the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
  2. (n) the content of direct observation or participation in an event
  3. (n) an event as apprehended
  4. (v) go or live through
  5. (v) have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
  6. (v) go through (mental or physical states or experiences)
  7. (v) undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
  8. (v) undergo


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  1. When asked to describe her experience, Senator Clinton has cited a handful of international incidents where she says she played a central role.
  2. His lack of military experience didn't stop Lincoln from micromanaging the war.
  3. By 18, the boys showed a wide range in sexual experience and moral attitude.


  1. HOME RUN FAMILY EXPERIENCE: St. Mark School invites everyone to step up to the plate for a trip to cheer on two ...

    BRISTOL BOROUGH - Baseball and celebrity combine for a home-run family experience July 14, when the Phillies play the Chicago White Sox at Citizens Bank Field in Philadelphia. That’s because St. Mark is behind the game, partly as a fundraiser and partly as a way to celebrate two borough natives who made good in the big leagues.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bristol Pilot

  2. Web Experience Management Software helps optimize online sales.

    Providing targeted, responsive experience across omni-channel touch points, multiple languages and devices, OpenText WEM helps optimize online sales and customer loyalty. Intuitive design interface based on HTML5 encourages business users to create web presence that draws on images, video, text, and documents following principles of responsive design. With flexible segmentation and targeting ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Science Experience welcomes new board member

    The nonprofit Banning Science and Technology Center, Inc. (The Science Experience), elected Liberty Naud to its board of directors at its May meeting. A decorated Army veteran, Liberty is very dedicated to serving her country and her community.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Record Gazette


  1. The FIFA president told a media briefing in Johannesburg: "It is obvious that after the experience so far in this World Cup it would be a nonsense to not reopen the file of technology at the business meeting of the International FA Board in July....
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "We will look to introduce new players to give the team new energy and I will use all my experience to take England forward," Capello said.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: ABC Online

  3. "The Senate's quick action and General Petraeus's unrivaled experience will ensure we do not miss a beat in our strategy to break the Taliban's momentum and build Afghan capacity" for security efforts in the country, Obama said in a statement.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

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