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job requirements

the personal qualities or skills that are necessary for performing work tasks safely and effectively. Job requirements may include, for example, good verbal communication skills, the ability to drive a truck, or the ability to perform complex mathematical calculations. They are normally identified in the personnel specification for a job.

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June 18th 2024



n. a type of involuntary movement caused by a rapid succession of alternate muscular contractions and relaxations. Although some forms of clonus, such as hiccups, are considered normal, most such movements are abnormal; for example, clonus occurs as part of a tonic–clonic seizure. More severe forms are associated with spinal cord damage, poisoning (e.g., from strychnine), or an infection (e.g., syphilis).