a particular combination of skills that a person has developed, especially ones that can be used in a job: She doesn't have the proper skill set to be an effective manager.
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How to use skill set in a sentence
Each team member offers a distinct background, skill set, and expertise to foster productive, innovative brainstorms.Want to innovate while working remotely? Rethink the way you brainstorm | Andrew Nusca | December 22, 2020 | Fortune
It depends on the supply and the demand of that position and the players with those skill sets.Ryan Zimmerman wants to play. The Nats need first basemen. But it’s not so simple. | Jesse Dougherty | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
Patrick Mahomes made a similar pass Sunday night, and everyone fell all over themselves to say how unique his skill set is.
That’s going to be driven by software, so I think there will be an increasing need for those software skill sets.The Fourth Industrial Revolution has begun: Now’s the time to join | Jason Sparapani | October 15, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Start signalingThis skill set is not as popular to practice as fire making, shelter building, or other survival basics, but the skills of signaling are your ticket to go home and they should be taken seriously.
There are 10,900,000 teenage girls in America, an estimated 10,899,999 of whom have the same skill set as Bethany.
In terms of the nitty-gritty of writing, George brings the skill set of being able to get it out on paper pretty quickly.Grant Heslov Is the Robin to George Clooney’s Batman | Andrew Romano | February 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To get your skill set back, you should be with an older woman—like Don Jon with Esther (Moore).‘Millionaire Matchmaker’s’ Patti Stanger On ‘Don John,’ Porn Addiction, and Relationships | Patti Stanger | September 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Whatever skill set he took to Syria, his timing was impeccable.Abdel el-Zabayar: From Parliament to the Frontlines | Mac Margolis | September 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yes, they screwed up badly, maybe because their investigative skill set is so rusty from disuse.Former NPR CEO Ken Stern: The IRS Had the Right Idea | Ken Stern | May 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He might as well be working in a liquor store—the skill-set was the same.Makers | Cory Doctorow