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Talent

Definition of talent:

part of speech: noun

An ancient weight of about 94 lbs. avoir.; sum of money equalling about 1180; natural or special gift; mental ability.

part of speech: noun

( B.) A weight or sum of money- 94 pounds avoir, and $ 1, 650 to $ 1, 925: ( now fig.) faculty: natural or special gift: special aptitude: eminent ability.

part of speech: noun

Among the ancients, a weight or a coin of varying value; as, the Hebrew talent of gold was worth $ 32, 640; mental ability; skill; cleverness; a special gift; a talent for painting; collectively, persons with such gifts.

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