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ambidexterity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ambidexterity  \Am"bi*dex*ter"i*ty\,  n. 
  1.  The  quality  of  being  ambidextrous;  the  faculty  of  using 
  both  hands  with  equal  facility.  Hence:  Versatility; 
  general  readiness;  as  ambidexterity  of  argumentation. 
  --Sterne. 
 
  Ignorant  I  was  of  the  human  frame,  and  of  its  latent 
  powers,  as  regarded  speed,  force,  and  ambidexterity. 
  --De  Quincey. 
 
  2.  Double-dealing.  (Law)  A  juror's  taking  of  money  from  the 
  both  parties  for  a  verdict. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ambidexterity 
  n  :  the  property  of  being  equally  skillful  with  each  hand  [syn: 
  {ambidextrousness}] 




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