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talent

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈtælənt/
a natural skill or ability: The successful candidate will have both talent and drive. The company benefited from her expertise and talents in sales.a talent for sth He had a great talent for business.
HR a person or people with a natural skill or ability: The company has shown that it can attract and retain top talent. Other industries facing a talent shortage can easily outsource jobs overseas. He's considered one of the greatest talents in the programming world.
Translations of “talent”
in Korean 재능…
in Arabic مَوْهِبة…
in French talent…
in Turkish yetenek, kabiliyet, istidat…
in Italian talento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天分, 天分,天賦, 天才,有天分者…
in Russian талант…
in Polish talent, zdolności…
in Spanish talento…
in Portuguese talento, dom…
in German das Talent…
in Catalan talent, do…
in Japanese 才能, 素質…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天分, 天分,天赋, 天才,有天分者…
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