Definition of non-expert in English:

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non-expert

noun

A person without professional or specialized knowledge in a particular subject: the material is hard for the non-expert to grapple with
More example sentences
  • Experts must be prepared to be treated just like a non-expert.
  • Please feel free to recommend any articles or posts designed to explain these issues to a non-expert.
  • Weston claims that his book is an introduction for the non-expert.

adjective

Not having or involving professional or specialized knowledge: the only non-expert witness to be called
More example sentences
  • Multiple, non-expert reviewers may not be better than a single expert reviewer.
  • Often, these correspondents have enough experience covering economic affairs to provide much more thoughtful coverage than their non-expert competitors.
  • This longstanding judgement is far from unique to popular, non-expert interpretations of Machiavelli.

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