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Skill

Skill

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noun


(1)   Ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
"The skill of a well-trained boxer"
"The sweet science of pugilism"
(2)   An ability that has been acquired by training
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Etymology


From , distinction, adjustment, thence akin to Danish , border line (spelling before the writing reform of 1948: )

Noun



  1. capacity to do something well; technique, ability. Skills are usually acquired or learned, as opposed to abilities, which are often thought of as innate.