dexterity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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dexteritynoun [U]

uk   /dekˈster.ə.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
the ​ability to ​perform a ​difficultactionquickly and ​skilfully with the ​hands, or the ​ability to ​thinkquickly and ​effectively: He ​caught the ​ball withgreat dexterity. He ​answered the ​reporters' ​questions with all the dexterity of a ​politician.
dexterous
adjective (also dextrous) uk   /ˈdek.stər.əs/  us   /-stɚ-/
a dexterous ​movement
dexterously
adverb (also dextrously) uk   /ˈdek.stər.əs.li/  us   /-stɚ-/
(Definition of dexterity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dexteritynoun [U]

 us   /dekˈster·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​ability to use the ​handsskillfully in doing something: Playing with ​blocksimproves a child’s ​manual dexterity.
(Definition of dexterity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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