experience

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experience is part of the Basic English 850.
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experience is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
experience

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Singular
experience

Plural
experiences

  1. (countable) An experience is an event that happens to you or that you are a part of.
    The spelling bee was a horrible experience.
  2. (uncountable) Experience is the amount of time you have been doing something (especially, a job).
    He has ten years of experience in law.

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Plain form
experience

Third-person singular
experiences

Past tense
experienced

Past participle
experienced

Present participle
experiencing

  1. If I experience something, it happens to me or I am involved in it.
    We are experiencing technical difficulties.
    We will never experience poverty because we are so rich.

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