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Definition of talent noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] a natural ability to do something well to have great artistic talent a man of many talents talent (for something/for doing something) She showed considerable talent for getting what she wanted. a talent competition/contest/show (= in which people perform, to show how well they can sing, dance, etc.)
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] people or a person with a natural ability to do something well There is a wealth of talent in regional theaters around the country. He is a great talent.
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