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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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It seems reasonable to assume that even within a long-term upward or downward trend in the overall skilfulness of work, there would be a normal range of variation leading to a certain amount of fluctuation or counter-trends from year to year without affecting the overall direction of history.
Unfortunately for him, Darren Bent was unable to impress on the night so has a lot to do to overtake the Liverpool striker, who will no doubt be striking fears into defenders worldwide who aren't used to dealing with his style of play, or his deceptive skilfulness on ther ground.
When I have meditated for five days, I no longer think of praise or blame, skilfulness or awkwardness.
The quality of the result is continually at risk during the process of making." Contrary to a process where the result is predetermined, the workmanship of risk is "an open-ended undertaking that incorporates experiment, skilfulness, complexity and intimacy over time" (Ullrich 207).
In his response, Jose Manuel Barroso showed proof of skilfulness in attempting to rally Socialists and Liberals to his cause - the EPP being entirely behind him.
Action was taken against the attackers with high skilfulness, he added.