AskDefine | Define skills

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  1. Plural of skill


Extensive Definition

A skill is the learnt capacity or talent to carry out pre-determined results often with the minimum outlay of time, energy, or both. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills. For example, in the domain of work, some general skills would include time management, teamwork and leadership, self motivation and others, whereas domain-specific skills would be useful only for a certain job. Skill often depends on numerous variables.
skills in Arabic: مهارة
skills in Catalan: Habilitat
skills in Czech: Schopnosti
skills in Danish: Færdighed
skills in German: Fertigkeit
skills in Modern Greek (1453-): Δεξιότητα
skills in Spanish: Habilidad
skills in French: compétence
skills in Hebrew: מיומנות
skills in Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Habilitate
skills in Icelandic: Hæfni
skills in Italian: Abilità
skills in Lithuanian: Gebėjimas
skills in Dutch: Vaardigheid
skills in Japanese: スキル
skills in Portuguese: Habilidade
skills in Russian: Умение
skills in Sicilian: Abbilitati
skills in Simple English: Skill
skills in Serbian: Способност
skills in Finnish: Taito
skills in Swedish: Färdighet
skills in Ukrainian: Вміння
skills in Yiddish: טאלאנט
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