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Spanish translation of “skill”

skill

noun /skil/
cleverness at doing something, resulting either from practice or from natural ability
destreza, habilidad
This job requires a lot of skill.
a job or activity that requires training and practice; an art or craft
técnica, arte
the basic skills of reading and writing.
skilful adjective ( skillful) having, or showing, skill
hábil, diestro
a skilful/skillful surgeon It was very skilful/skillful of you to repair my bicycle.
skilfully adverb ( skillfully)
hábilmente
She skilfully/skillfully carved the wood.
skilfulness noun ( skillfulness)
habilidad
skilled adjective (opposite unskilled) (of a person etc ) having skill, especially skill gained by training
experto, cualificado
a skilled craftsman She is skilled at all types of dressmaking.
(of a job etc) requiring skill
especializado
a skilled trade.
skilful is spelt with -l- (not -ll-).
(Definition of skill from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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