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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

(skil)
The ability to produce, efficiently and in a coordinated manner, movement or result on demand or desire repeatedly.
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Skilling was given four months for nicking a Poppy Appeal tin in the run-up to Armistice Day last year.
In short, they stole their six hundred or so million from the owners of the company, the shareholders, just as Skilling and his cohorts did.
Skilling, who still had his wrists chained together by the second pair of cuffs, ran in front of the car and opened Emily's door shouting: "Get out or I'll f***ing kill you."
Jeff Skilling is an arrogant, conniving, pompous, brilliant crook.
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The movie spares no punches in describing the sham that Lay and his cronies, most notably Jeff Skilling, built out of what once was a great pipeline company, starting with the oil futures trading scandal in 1989 that nearly took down the company.
In Eichenwald's story, top executives Ken Lay (chair and CEO) and especially Jeff Skilling (president and briefly CEO) and Andy Fastow (chief financial officer) were very good at inventing intricate financial maneuvers that puffed up the value of Enron far beyond its actual worth.
THE former chief executive of collapsed energy giant Enron, Jeffrey Skilling, yesterday asked a US court for another year and a half to prepare for a trial over the scandal.
Terry Skilling had just gotten off the phone with a prospect.
THE STARS: Paul Spence, David Lawrence, Gordon Skilling.