Should I use the word lore when speaking about knowledge that is connected to a specific domain, or would it be better to use the expression "professional knowledge"?
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It depends on what you mean. If you're suggesting that the knowledge is based mostly on tradition, rather than on evidence, then lore might be a good choice, but in most cases, professional knowledge would be the best choice.