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American English: /skɪl/
British English: /skɪl/

Translation of skill in Spanish:


  • 1.1 uncountable (ability) technical skill her skill as a negotiator
    su habilidad para negociar
    she showed little organizational skill
    no demostró tener habilidad or aptitudes para organizar
    a high degree of skill is required for driving big trucks
    se necesita mucha destreza para manejar or (Spain) conducir camiones grandes
    game of skill skill in/at somethingher skill at (doing) crosswords
    su habilidad para hacer crucigramas or para los crucigramas
    the post requires skill in administration
    el puesto requiere dotes or aptitudes administrativas
    Example sentences
    • Students learn basic computer skills in computer classroom.
    • Many Fortune 500 companies believe that basic communications skills training pays back significant dividends.
    • Some children may require a great deal of support as they acquire the social skills necessary for maximum independence.
    1.2 countable (technique) See examples: typing is a very useful skill to have
    saber escribir a máquina es muy útil
    the course develops your analytical skills
    el curso desarrolla su capacidad analítica
    we need somebody with research skills
    necesitamos a alguien con experiencia en investigación
    she has no secretarial skills
    no sabe taquigrafía ni mecanografía ( or procesamiento de textos etc)
    the basic skills of graphic design
    las técnicas básicas del diseño gráfico
    social skills

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