the knowledge and skill that you have gained through doing sth for a period of time; the process of gaining this
to have over ten years' teaching experience
Do you have any previous experience of this type of work?
a doctor with experience in dealing with patients suffering from stress
My lack of practical experience was a disadvantage.
She didn't get paid much but it was all good experience .
He gained valuable experience whilst working on the project.
We all learn by experience .
the things that have happened to you that influence the way you think and behave
Experience has taught me that life can be very unfair.
It is important to try and learn from experience .
In my experience , very few people really understand the problem.
She knew from past experience that Ann would not give up easily.
The book is based on personal experience .
对贫穷的直接 / 亲身感受
direct/first-hand experience of poverty
an event or activity that affects you in some way
an enjoyable/exciting/unusual/unforgettable, etc. experience
It was her first experience of living alone.
Living in Africa was very different from home and quite an experience (= unusual for us) .
I had a bad experience with fireworks once.
He seems to have had some sort of religious experience.
events or knowledge shared by all the members of a particular group in society, that influences the way they think and behave
musical forms like jazz that emerged out of the Black American experience
used to say that sb should think of a failure as being sth that they can learn from
We lost a lot of money, but we just put it down to experience.
to have a particular situation affect you or happen to you
The country experienced a foreign currency shortage for several months.
Everyone experiences these problems at some time in their lives.
to have and be aware of a particular emotion or physical feeling
感到痛苦 / 愉快 / 不幸
to experience pain/pleasure/unhappiness
I experienced a moment of panic as I boarded the plane.