The definition of a skill is a talent or ability that comes from training or practice.(noun)
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Origin: ME, discernment, reason < ON skil, distinction, akin to skilja, to cut apart, separate < IE base *(s)kel-, to cut (> shield, shell): basic sense “ability to separate,” hence “discernment”
See skill in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English skil
Origin: , from Old Norse, discernment; see skel-1 in Indo-European roots.
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