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talent (TAL uhnt) (noun)
1. A marked innate ability, as for artistic accomplishment: "His creative talent as a writer has resulted in many successful novels and cinematic presentations."
2. Natural endowment or ability of a superior quality: "The computer company has hired some of the best talent for its software development."

"Her brother's experience, skills, and talent have been recognized and will make him the perfect choice for the new position on the staff."

talent (TAL uhnt) (noun)
A variable unit of weight and money used in ancient Greece, Rome, and the Middle East: "The term talent was used as any of various ancient Hebrew or Attic monetary units equal in value to that of a talent weight of gold, silver, or other metal."

"In Greek and Latin, talent was used for a sum of money (a Greek talanton was equivalent to 6,000 drachmas)."

"In the New Testament of the Bible (Matthew 25:14-30), the passage known as 'the parable of talents' has been interpreted to mean that the monetary talent was a God-given endowment which, if not used, would be lost and this 'endowment' sense gave rise to its extended use as 'mental ability, skill, or aptitude'."

The antique dealer had a special talent of being able to determine the difference between an authentic-ancient talent and a clever reproduction.

(a dog with a special talent for human words)
(The U.S. is in danger of losing its status as the world's greatest talent magnet)
(Arabic: the gift of finding interesting things by chance; the faculty of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for; an apparent talent for making fortunate discoveries accidentally)
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