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life skill

[ lahyf-skil ]
/ ˈlaɪf ˌskɪl /
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noun

Usually life skills . a skill that helps a person to function well in adult life, especially in social or emotional situations: Schools can teach life skills such as persistence and resilience.

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Origin of life skill

First recorded in 1965–70
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