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Meaning of “hone” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of hone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hone" in American English

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honeverb [T]

 us   /hoʊn/
to ​direct something such as an ​ability to make it more ​effective: He ​helps performers hone ​theirskills as ​dancers and ​singers. To hone an ​object is to make it ​sharper: to hone ​scissors
(Definition of hone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hone" in Business English

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honeverb [T]

uk   us   /həʊn/
to make something better or completely suitable for its ​purpose: hone your skills She honed her ​skills in ​customerrelations at British Airways. Our ​interviewingtechniques have been honed in ​order to ​help us ​pick exactly the ​rightcandidate.
(Definition of hone from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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