Professional vs Expertise - What's the difference?
As a noun professional
is a person who belongs to a profession.
As an adjective professional
is of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the (usually high) standards of a profession.
As a verb expertise is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A person who belongs to a profession
A person who earns his living from a specified activity
* 1934 , edition, ISBN 0553278193, page 97:
- I have learned that there is a person attached to a golf club called a professional'. Find out who fills that post at the Green Meadow Club; invite the ' professional , urgently, to dine with us this evening.
Of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the (usually high) standards of a profession.
*:His forefathers had been, as a rule, professional men—physicians and lawyers; his grandfather died under the walls of Chapultepec Castle while twisting a tourniquet for a cursing dragoon; an uncle remained indefinitely at Malvern Hill;.
That is carried out for money, especially as a livelihood.
* non-professional, nonprofessional
Great skill or knowledge in a particular field or hobby
* 2014 , Michael White, "
- The scientist has expertise in the field of nuclear fusion.
Roll up, roll up! The Amazing Salmond will show a Scotland you won't believe", The Guardian , 8 September 2014:
advice, or opinion, of an expert
- He spoke of Scotland's hydroelectric projects in Africa, local expertise shared with the world's poor.
* skill, proficiency, knowledge, competence