Definitions for metierˈmeɪ tyeɪ, meɪˈtyeɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mé•tierˈmeɪ tyeɪ, meɪˈtyeɪ(n.)

or me•tier

  1. a field of work; occupation or profession.

  2. a field of activity in which one has special ability or training; forte.

Origin of métier:

1785–95; < F 蠐 L ministeriumministry

Princeton's WordNet

  1. forte, strong suit, long suit, metier, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength(noun)

    an asset of special worth or utility

    "cooking is his forte"

  2. metier, medium(noun)

    an occupation for which you are especially well suited

    "in law he found his true metier"


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

craft(noun)

an art or skill

the craft of wood-carving.

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