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Definition of Skill

Skill

  1. Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.
  2. Knowledge; understanding.
  3. The familiar knowledge of any art or science, united with readiness and dexterity in execution or performance, or in the application of the art or science to practical purposes; power to discern and execute; ability to perceive and perform; expertness; aptitude; as, the skill of a mathematician, physician, surgeon, mechanic, etc.
  4. Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.
  5. Any particular art.
  6. To know; to understand.
  7. To be knowing; to have understanding; to be dexterous in performance.
  8. To make a difference; to signify; to matter; -- used impersonally.

Skill Quotations

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
Ralph Marston

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.
Brian Tracy

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.
Dan Gable

I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
Dean Koontz

Fairness is not an attitude. It's a professional skill that must be developed and exercised.
Brit Hume
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Skill Translations

skill in German is Geschicklichkeit, Geschick, Geschick
skill in Italian is sorte, disinvoltura
skill in Latin is scientia, usus
skill in Spanish is primor, ama o
skill in Swedish is skicklighet
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