Translation of "skill" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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skillnoun [ C or U ]

uk /skɪl/ us /skɪl/

B1 an ability to do an activity or job well, especially because you have practised it

技能,技巧
Ruth had/possessed great writing skills. 露丝写作技法纯熟。
I have no skill at/in sewing. 我不会缝纫。

More examples

  • the skill of negotiating
  • His skill lies in his ability to communicate quite complex ideas very simply.
  • This job demands a high degree of skill.
  • He seems to lack basic conversational skills.
  • My job doesn't allow me to fully use my skills.

(Translation of “skill” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)