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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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Certainly it is difficult to identify any major event over this period which would logically have triggered either the initial decline in average skilfulness or the subsequent recovery.
This approach is reflected in the express language of the Article 3(4) that defines games of skill as games whose outcome depends predominantly on the physical skilfulness or skills and knowledge of the player.
There is no reason to expect this skilfulness to desert it this time around.
32 be strengthened by improving nurses skilfulness in conducting research (M=1.
In German, links means left as well as sly and devious, and in English, the word dexterity is used to describe skilfulness.
Returning to the novel, we should not forget that 'mastery' does not stand only for a position of power and authority, or only for literary craftsmanship, but also for skilfulness and versatility: "What a charlatan