Definition of work experience noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    work experience

    BrE BrE//ˈwɜːk ɪkspɪəriəns//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrk ɪkspɪriəns//
    [uncountable] Job interviews, Job skills and personal qualities
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  1. 1the work or jobs that you have done in your life so far The opportunities available will depend on your previous work experience and qualifications. See related entries: Job interviews, Job skills and personal qualities
  2. 2(British English) a period of time that a young person, especially a student, spends working in a company as a form of training compare internship See related entries: Job interviews
  3. Wordfinderapprentice, certificate, coaching, college, course, intern, probation, qualify, training, work experience
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: work experience