Meaning of TECHNIQUE in English


/tek neek"/ , n.

1. the manner and ability with which an artist, writer, dancer, athlete, or the like employs the technical skills of a particular art or field of endeavor.

2. the body of specialized procedures and methods used in any specific field, esp. in an area of applied science.

3. method of performance; way of accomplishing.

4. technical skill; ability to apply procedures or methods so as to effect a desired result.

5. Informal. method of projecting personal charm, appeal, etc.: He has the greatest technique with customers.

[ 1810-20; technikós, techniká; see TECHNIC ]

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