Meaning of SKILL in English
/ skɪl; NAmE / noun
[ U ] skill (in / at sth) | skill (in / at doing sth) the ability to do sth well :
The job requires skill and an eye for detail.
What made him remarkable as a photographer was his skill in capturing the moment.
[ C ] a particular ability or type of ability :
We need people with practical skills like carpentry.
late Old English scele knowledge , from Old Norse skil discernment, knowledge.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005