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English definition of “dexterity”


noun [U]     /dekˈster.ə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
the ability to perform a difficult action quickly and skilfully with the hands , or the ability to think quickly and effectively : He caught the ball with great dexterity. He answered the journalists ' questions with all the dexterity of a politician .Skill, talent and ability dexterous (also dextrous)     /ˈdek.stər.əs/ US  /-stɚ-/ adjective a dexterous movement Skilled, talented and able dexterously (also dextrously)     /ˈdek.stər.ə US  /-stɚ-/ adverb
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