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skill

noun [C/U]  /skɪl/ us  
a special ability to do something: [C] Schools often do not provide students with marketable skills. [U] He lacked skill as a painter.
skilled
adjective  /skɪld/ us  
Many companies depend on skilled labor.
skillful
adjective  /ˈskɪl·fəl/ us  
Kraft was a skillful composer.
skillfully
adverb  /ˈskɪl·fə·li/ us  
Some students are unable to use dictionaries skillfully.
Translations of “skill”
in Korean 기술…
in Arabic مَهارة…
in French adresse, habileté, technique…
in Turkish beceri, hüner, marifet…
in Italian abilità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 技能,技巧…
in Russian умение, мастерство…
in Polish umiejętność…
in Spanish destreza, habilidad, técnica…
in Portuguese habilidade, destreza…
in German das Geschick, die Kenntnis…
in Catalan destresa, habilitat…
in Japanese 技術, 熟練, 腕前…
in Chinese (Simplified) 技能,技巧…
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