Skill

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A skill or technique is a learned ability to do something. It could be playing a musical instrument or playing a kind of sport or even doing something simple like using a corkscrew. Someone who is trying to do something but not succeeding may be using the wrong technique. Skill does not always have to be something physical: it may refer to the way a person approaches a problem.

Examples of skills are:

  • Being able to handle a bow or a gun
  • Being able to speak any language
  • Reading and writing