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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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With its giddy highs, The Circus is skilfully stage-managed theatrical pop
Skilfully, she incorporates the use of dialogue from rabbinic literature to set up her four contrasting characters, selecting their professions carefully: rabbi, farmer, soldier and lazybones.
In Valencia, a nineteenth-century market has been skilfully revived by Borgos Dance to house a number of new uses; in Vancouver, Bing Thom Architects have brought together an office block, university building and shopping mail; in London's Waterloo de Rijke Marsh Morgan propose a prototype for high density urban living; and Nicholas Grimshaw's revival of Bath Spa tactfully reintegrates a historic structure with the city.