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skill

Pronunciation: /skɪl/

Translation of skill in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (ability) habilidad (feminine) technical skill destreza (feminine) 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/España) conducir camiones grandes game of skill juego (masculine) de ingenioskill in/at sth her 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/numerable (technique) 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 don (masculine) de gentes

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