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English noun: skill

1. skill (cognition) an ability that has been acquired by training


Synonymsaccomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment


Broader (hypernym)ability, power


Narrower (hyponym)craft, craftsmanship, horsemanship, literacy, marksmanship, mastership, mixology, numeracy, oarsmanship, salesmanship, seamanship, showmanship, soldiering, soldiership, swordsmanship, workmanship

2. skill (cognition) ability to produce solutions in some problem domain


SamplesThe skill of a well-trained boxer.
The sweet science of pugilism.


Synonymsscience


Broader (hypernym)ability, power


Narrower (hyponym)nose, virtuosity









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