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knack

noun [S] uk   /næk/ us  
a skill or an ability to do something easily and well: a knack for remembering faces She has the knack of making people feel comfortable. There's a knack to using this corkscrew.
Translations of “knack”
in Korean 재주…
in Arabic مَهارة, مَوهِبة…
in French truc…
in Turkish hüner, marifet, yetenek…
in Italian pratica, trucco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 技能, 本領, 技巧…
in Russian способность, дар…
in Polish talent, dar…
in Spanish truco, habilidad…
in Portuguese jeito, traquejo, truque…
in German der Dreh…
in Catalan traça…
in Japanese 特技…
in Chinese (Simplified) 技能, 本领, 技巧…
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