Talent

Noun

  • (obsolete) A desire or inclination for something. [14th-16thc.]
  • (slang) The men or (especially) women of a place or area, judged by their attractiveness. [from 20thc.]

    "Not much talent in this bar tonight—let's hit the clubs."

  • (historical) A unit of weight and money used in ancient times in Greece, the Roman Empire, and the Middle East. [from 9thc.]
  • (business, media, sports) People of talent, viewed collectively; a talented person. [from 19thc.]

    "The director searched their talent pool to fill the new opening."

  • A marked natural ability or skill. [from 15thc.]

    "He has the talent of touching his nose with his tongue."

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