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skill



Pronunciation: (skil), [key]
n.
1. the ability, coming from one's knowledge, practice, aptitude, etc., to do something well: Carpentry was one of his many skills.
2. competent excellence in performance; expertness; dexterity: The dancers performed with skill.
3. a craft, trade, or job requiring manual dexterity or special training in which a person has competence and experience: the skill of cabinetmaking.
4. Obs.understanding; discernment.
5. Obs.reason; cause.

skill



Pronunciation: (skil), [key]
v.i. Archaic.
1. to matter.
2. to help; avail.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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