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experience British & World English

Practical contact with and observation of facts or events

experience English Thesaurus

salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

re-experience1 British & World English

The action or process of re-experiencing; renewed or repeated experience of something.

re-experience2 British & World English

To experience again.

aha experience British & World English

An experience of sudden insight or discovery.

non-experience British & World English

An absence or lack of experience; a failure to experience. rare before 19th cent.

peak experience British & World English

A momentary awareness of joy or fulfilment, akin to ecstasy and of a higher and different quality from ordinary experience.

user experience British & World English

The overall experience of a person using a product such as a website or computer application, especially in terms of how easy or pleasing it is to use

work experience British & World English

Short-term experience of employment, typically arranged for older pupils by schools

sexual experience British & World English

Experience of sexual activity.

sense-experience British & World English

Experience that is derived from the senses

near-death experience British & World English

An unusual experience taking place on the brink of death and recounted by a person on recovery, typically an out-of-body experience or a vision of a tunnel of light

out-of-body experience British & World English

A sensation of being outside one’s body, typically of floating and being able to observe oneself from a distance

overseas experience British & World English

A young New Zealander’s first overseas trip, typically to Europe, viewed as an informal rite of passage

experienced British & World English

Having gained knowledge or skill in a particular field over time

out-of-body experience in out-of-body British & World English

Characterized by the sensation that one's consciousness is located outside one's body. Chiefly in out-of-body experience.