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know-how

n. the knowledge of how to do something. I don’t have the know-how to do this job.
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Description of industry trends and competitive pressures that may affect the useful life of the know-how.
"We have a very high respect for the know-how accumulated by this team of engineers over many years," commented Aldo Romano, General Manager of ST's Telecommunications and Peripherals/Automotive Groups.
Based on the successful AOL "Business Know-How Forum" comes "Business Know-How: An Operational Guide for Home-based and Micro-sized Businesses with Limited Budgets." Unlike other books covering only a fraction of what it takes to successfully set up, maintain and develop a small business, "Business Know-How" acknowledges the full spectrum of business practices, from setting up your office to marketing, public relations and Internet capabilities.
The proposed regulations provide that a transaction involving the transfer of a computer program will be classified as either the transfer of a copyright right, the transfer of a copyrighted article, the provision of services relating to the development of a computer program or the provision of know-how. A transaction involving more than one category will be broken into its separate components unless, under the facts and circumstances, the importance of a particular transaction is de minimis.
You don't have to be rich to invest, but you do need a little know-how. Here are a few tips on how to grow your income.
For Leonardo, arte was a skill, a know-how applied both to his scientific experiments and to painting.