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Skill vs. Expertise

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Skillnoun

Capacity to do something well; technique, ability. Skills are usually acquired or learned, as opposed to abilities, which are often thought of as innate.

Expertisenoun

Great skill or knowledge in a particular field or hobby.

‘The scientist has expertise in the field of nuclear fusion.’;

Skillnoun

(obsolete) Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.

Expertisenoun

Advice, or opinion, of an expert.

Skillnoun

(obsolete) Knowledge; understanding.

Expertisenoun

skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge

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Skillnoun

(obsolete) Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.

Expertisenoun

expert skill or knowledge in a particular field

‘technical expertise’;

Skilladjective

Great, excellent.

Skillverb

(transitive) To set apart; separate.

Skillverb

To discern; have knowledge or understanding; to know how (to).

Skillverb

To know; to understand.

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Skillverb

(intransitive) To have knowledge or comprehension; discern.

Skillverb

(intransitive) To have personal or practical knowledge; be versed or practised; be expert or dextrous.

Skillverb

To make a difference; signify; matter.

Skillverb

(video games) To spend acquired points in exchange for skills.

Skillnoun

Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.

‘For great skill is, he prove that he wrought.’;

Skillnoun

Knowledge; understanding.

‘That by his fellowship he color mightBoth his estate and love from skill of any wight.’; ‘Nor want we skill or art.’;

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Skillnoun

The familiar knowledge of any art or science, united with readiness and dexterity in execution or performance, or in the application of the art or science to practical purposes; power to discern and execute; ability to perceive and perform; expertness; aptitude; as, the skill of a mathematician, physician, surgeon, mechanic, etc.

‘Phocion, . . . by his great wisdom and skill at negotiations, diverted Alexander from the conquest of Athens.’; ‘Where patience her sweet skill imparts.’;

Skillnoun

Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.

‘Richard . . . by a thousand princely skills, gathering so much corn as if he meant not to return.’;

Skillnoun

Any particular art.

‘Learned in one skill, and in another kind of learning unskillful.’;

Skillverb

To know; to understand.

‘To skill the arts of expressing our mind.’;

Skillverb

To be knowing; to have understanding; to be dexterous in performance.

‘I can not skill of these thy ways.’;

Skillverb

To make a difference; to signify; to matter; - used impersonally.

‘What skills it, if a bag of stones or goldAbout thy neck do drown thee?’; ‘It skills not talking of it.’;

Skillnoun

an ability that has been acquired by training

Skillnoun

ability to produce solutions in some problem domain;

‘the skill of a well-trained boxer’; ‘the sweet science of pugilism’;

Skill

A skill is the learned ability to perform an action with determined results with good execution often within a given amount of time, energy, or both. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.

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