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steersmanship

Line breaks: steers¦man|ship
Pronunciation: /ˈstɪəzmənʃɪp
 
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Definition of steersmanship in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The action or skill of steering a ship or boat.
Example sentences
  • The captain and pilot were pleased to instruct him in all the art and mystery of steersmanship.
  • Yet despite their air of expert steersmanship, those at the helm never fully appreciated the implications of what they were doing.
  • He does not rely on steersmanship to suffer the storm and come through it.

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