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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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On the other hand, it is possible for a Contractor or Consultant to limit its liability so that it has no other responsibility than to exercise reasonable skill and care in the performance of his obligations.
An employee may also have a cause of action in negligence against an employer if it fails to use reasonable skill and care in the provision of the reference.
Mrs McGuirk said the case emphasised how important it was that when employers were giving references they should be careful to take reasonable skill and care to ensure the accuracy of all the facts provided in the reference and the accuracy of the facts from which the employer expresses an adverse opinion of the employee.
The consultant confirms that it has exercised the degree of reasonable skill and care in the performance of its duties that it originally owed to the employer.
The construction sector has, for a number of years, been marred by a near-infamous reputation among industry observers because of the high number of court proceedings as contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers sue and counter-sue for breach of contract, failing to supply goods or materials of reasonable quality, and/or not exercising reasonable skill and care during the performance of their work.
He added: "We have also watched them training this week and they have a reasonable skill level and the players look like a blend of Fijians and Tongans.
The construction sector has for years been marred by a near-infamous reputation for the high number of court proceedings as contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers sue and counter-sue for breach of contract, failing to supply goods or materials of reasonable quality, and/or not exercising reasonable skill and care during the performance of their work.
There is a preponderance of evidence that the members of the 'new' board were grossly and inexcusably negligent in approving the contract price adjustmentA| They should have used reasonable skills and diligence in the performance of their official duties, the prosecutors said.
He said: "That is because we have a tight labour market in North East Wales and there is demand for people with reasonable skills levels.
Most observers agree that one of the first things we expect of an educated person is basic literacy - at least reasonable skills in reading and writing.
The fitting of a trigger isn't very much more complicated than the detail stripping of the pistol, so a patient owner with reasonable skills should be able to accomplish the task.
We have) the lowest cost base, a reasonable skills base, not bad infrastructure, and not too much regulation.

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