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skill

skill

 
 
pronunciation:
skIl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the ability to perform a task or tasks well, esp. because of training or experience.
synonyms:
address, art, craft, cunning, deftness, dexterity, expertise, facility, handicraft, proficiency
antonyms:
incompetence
similar words:
competence, forte, qualification, technique, trick
definition 2: a craft or trade that requires training and attention to detail.
synonyms:
craft, handicraft, trade
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  • skilled:
    having skill.
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