Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
skills that enable someone to work well with other people, for example being able to communicate effectively, or to work in or lead a team
knowledge and skill that is gained through time spent doing a job or activity
the fact of being able to do something
the ability to do something well, usually as a result of experience and training
the ability to achieve something or to make something happen
a particular ability that involves special training and experience
a natural or unusual ability for doing something
an attractive or impressive way of behaving or doing something
the level of skill that someone has in a particular job or activity
the personal qualities that you need in order to be able to do something
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a country that is ruled by a president or other leader that people vote for, rather than by a...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of skill talent and ability from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.