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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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Click here for more details on course syllabus and module structures under Google's Android Developer Skilling Program.
Electing to target Skilling and Lay in criminal court proceedings over the larger corporate body of Enron posed a challenge for the defense team.
concepts of vagueness and ambiguity, the Skilling Court abdicated its
Experts Weigh in on Lay, Skilling Defense Strategies
Skilling was employed by Enron for 20 years and was chief executive for six months, leaving the company four months before it went bankrupt in 2001.
Never before have I seen a district that has asked so much of its staff in such a short period of time, and never before have I seen a staff rise to the occasion so greatly," says Skilling.
And Bruce Dorris, program director for the ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners) said the Skilling decision would affect how certain fraud cases are prosecuted in the future, adding: "The theory on many fraud cases, as to both government and business officials, may need to be adjusted in light of the opinion.
Causey, the energy trading company's former chief accounting officer, pleaded guilty in December to securities fraud two weeks before he was to be tried along with Enron founder Kenneth Lay and former chief executive Jeffrey Skilling on conspiracy, fraud and other charges.
I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, but when I heard that Jeffrey Skilling, the former chief executive officer of Enron, was sentenced to 24 years in prison for the massive fraud that precipitated the crash of the once high-flying company, I could only think of one word: "Sweet.
23 by Jeffrey Skilling, the disgraced former CEO of Enron Corp.