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skill

noun [C/U]    /skɪl/
a special ability to do something: [C] Schools often do not provide students with marketable skills. [U] He lacked skill as a painter. skilled    /skɪld/ adjective Many companies depend on skilled labor. skillful    /ˈskɪl·fəl/ adjective Kraft was a skillful composer. skillfully    /ˈskɪl·fə·li/ adverb Some students are unable to use dictionaries skillfully.
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