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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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Rana said that it was initiative of the Punjab government to make women skilful beside giving them education.
When asked to shed light on the program, Usman said PSDF initiated skill development program in 2011 for four years whereby providing skilful training to about 135,000 youth and 86,000 of the total have so far been given training while the rest lot is being offered admissions from this month.
"He is a very skilful manager, well done him, but he has another record, like he has had something like 99 sendings off - and 98 of them weren't his fault.
"I don't get many fighters who are as skilful as me but I think Salita is, he's very skilful.
"He was taller and bigger than me, and just so skilful and quick.
Barcelona are a very advanced team, with very skilful players who know how to play and how to handle the pace.
Without excessive expression, a skilful level of detailing is seen throughout, from staircase and storage, to window linings--each with integrated blinds.
Chief economic adviser to the club Peter Spencer said: "The Chancellor's manipulation of the economic cycle is either extremely skilful, very lucky or a bit of both."
"Hewas taller and bigger thanme,andjust so skilful and quick.
WARREN Gatland has labelled the Welsh players as some of the most skilful in the world.
We need to be solid in defence and I would love to see us playing skilful flowing football.
Characterised by formal and material experimentation (and slightly daffy names--Dirty joins Lost, Fog and Elektra), Adjaye's houses are skilful manipulations of domestic space, usually for artists or arty people, on edgy, inner London sites.