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skill

 [skil]
a talent or ability; dexterity or expertise.
coping s's the identification and management of stress and related reactors, a performance component in occupational therapy.
coping s's (omaha) in the omaha system, a target definition in the intervention scheme, defined as the ability to deal with or gain control of existing problems, including family tasks, illness, and employment.
functional s's tasks that are necessary to care for oneself; see also activities of daily living.

skill

Adeptness of performance; mastery.

skill

Vox populi Adeptness of performance. See Cognitive skill, Social skill.

skill

(skil)
1. The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement on demand or desire repeatedly.
2. Motor patterns developed as a result of practice, performed with maximum efficiency and effectiveness (e.g., playing a guitar, shooting foul shots in basketball).

skill

the learned ability to competently and consistently co-ordinate a complex pattern of behaviours in order to accomplish a task with minimum effort and maximum effect. closed skill a skill executed in an environment that is stable and predictable, such as a floor routine in gymnastics. open skill a skill executed in an environment that is variable and unpredictable, such as dribbling the ball past an opponent in soccer. See also ability, performance.

skill

(skil)
The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement or result on demand or desire repeatedly.

skill,

n the practical knowledge of an art, science, profession, or trade and the ability to apply it properly in practice.
skill, reasonable,
n the skill that is ordinarily possessed and exercised by persons of similar qualifications engaged in the same employment or profession.
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Byrd also claimed that counts one and three of the revised complaint state legally sufficient claims for negligence, because those counts allege that Ortiz had a duty to exercise reasonable skill, care and diligence to ensure that Byrd had proper insurance coverage, that Ortiz breached that duty by not advising Byrd to obtain sufficient uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage and that Byrd sustained damages as a result of the breach.
And he added: "The duty to act with reasonable skill and care is a duty to perform the apparently authorised instructions carefully.
They blame their illnesses on food and drink supplied by the hotel and accuse First Choice of negligence, alleging they failed to ensure reasonable skill and care was used in preparing food and drink.
UNDER the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982, removal companies must carry out work with reasonable skill and care.
In the most recent case, Mr Bannerman was asked to give evidence as to whether the patent had been drafted 'in good faith and with reasonable skill and knowledge'.
or that they breached the terms of the contract by not complying with the budgetary constraints or by not discharging their budgetary and advisory duties with reasonable skill and care.
She said: "We deal with customer service with reasonable skill and care.
The standard of care for agents is to exercise good faith and reasonable skill and diligence.
Under the Supply of Goods and Services Act you must also: carry out the work with reasonable skill and care; provide the service within a 'reasonable' amount of time and at a 'reasonable' price, if the contract with the customer doesn't specify exact dates or prices.

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