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metier (n.)

"one's skill, talent, or calling," 1792, from French métier "trade, profession," from Old French mestier "task, affair, service, function, duty," from Gallo-Roman *misterium, from Latin ministerium "office, service," from minister "servant" (see minister (n.)).

updated on January 08, 2019

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Definitions of metier from WordNet

metier (n.)
an asset of special worth or utility;
Synonyms: forte / strong suit / long suit / specialty / speciality / strong point / strength
metier (n.)
an occupation for which you are especially well suited;
in law he found his true metier
Synonyms: medium
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