- a unit of weight and money used in ancient times in Greece, the Roman Empire, and the Middle East.
- a marked ability or skill.
Etymology: Latin talentum, "sum of money", Greek , "balance", "weight", "sum". The figurative meanings 2. and 3. come from Matt. XXV 14-30.
- He has the talent of touching his nose with his tongue.
- the potential or factual ability to perform a skill better than most people.
- She has a talent to sing.
- Also used jocularly, as: He has a talent for getting into trouble.
- (slang) attractive man or woman.
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