skill

Definition

The abilities acquired by workers through education, training, and experience that permit them to be more productive. Essentially the same as human capital.

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JIm showed a lot of skill at poker playing, he could bluff his own mother while hooked up to a polygraph lie detector.

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The skill level of the new employee was incredible as he had re-factored the code of the entire legacy software system.

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All of the work experience and education I've acquired through the years have given me the skills necessary to be a fantastic teacher.

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