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Definition of Talent

Talent
Talent Tal"ent, n. [F., fr. L. talentum a talent (in sense 1), Gr. ? a balance, anything weighed, a definite weight, a talent; akin to ? to bear, endure, ?, L. tolerare, tollere, to lift up, sustain, endure. See Thole, v. t., Tolerate.] 1. Among the ancient Greeks, a weight and a denomination of money equal to 60 min[ae] or 6,000 drachm[ae]. The Attic talent, as a weight, was about 57 lbs. avoirdupois; as a denomination of silver money, its value was [pounds]243 15s. sterling, or about $1,180. Rowing vessel whose burden does not exceed five hundred talents. --Jowett (Thucid.). 2. Among the Hebrews, a weight and denomination of money. For silver it was equivalent to 3,000 shekels, and in weight was equal to about 93? lbs. avoirdupois; as a denomination of silver, it has been variously estimated at from [pounds]340 to [pounds]396 sterling, or about $1,645 to $1,916. For gold it was equal to 10,000 gold shekels. 3. Inclination; will; disposition; desire. [Obs.] They rather counseled you to your talent than to your profit. --Chaucer. 4. Intellectual ability, natural or acquired; mental endowment or capacity; skill in accomplishing; a special gift, particularly in business, art, or the like; faculty; a use of the word probably originating in the Scripture parable of the talents (--Matt. xxv. 14-30). He is chiefly to be considered in his three different talents, as a critic, a satirist, and a writer of odes. --Dryden. His talents, his accomplishments, his graceful manners, made him generally popular. --Macaulay. Syn: Ability; faculty; gift; endowment. See Genius.

Meaning of Talent from wikipedia

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- Got Talent (often abbreviated as AGT) is an American reality television series on the NBC television network, and part of the global Got Talent franchise...
- Britain's Got Talent (often abbreviated to BGT) is a British talent show competition, and is part of the Got Talent franchise created by Simon Cowell...
- Series Twelve of Britain's Got Talent, a British talent competition series, began broadcasting in the UK during 2018, from 14 April to 3 June 2018. Following...
- Billy Talent is a Canadian rock band from Mississauga, Ontario. They formed in 1993 with Benjamin Kowalewicz as the lead vocalist, Ian D'Sa on guitar,...
- 2001 book on The War for Talent. Talent management in this context does not refer to the management of entertainers. Talent management is the science...
- **** actress and radio personality. She has also worked as a director and talent agent. She has received mainstream notice for parodying former Alaska governor...
- Season thirteen of the reality competition series America's Got Talent premiered on May 29, 2018, on NBC. Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell...
- Ireland's Got Talent is the Irish version of the international Got Talent franchise. The series launched on 3 February 2018 on TV3 and is hosted by Lucy...
- Got Talent is a British talent show television format conceived and owned by Simon Cowell's SYCOtv company. It has spawned spin-offs in over 58 countries...
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