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1 an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte" [syn: forte, strong suit, long suit, specialty, speciality, strong point, strength] [ant: weak point]
2 an occupation for which you are especially well suited; "in law he found his true metier" [syn: medium]

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ability, area, art, bag, bump, business, caliber, calling, capability, capacity, career, career building, careerism, craft, cup of tea, dower, dowry, endowment, equipment, faculty, field, flair, forte, game, genius, gift, handicraft, instinct, lifework, line, line of business, line of work, long suit, main interest, makings, manner, medium, mission, mystery, natural endowment, natural gift, number, occupation, oyster, parts, pet subject, potential, power, powers, practice, profession, pursuit, qualification, racket, specialism, speciality, specialization, specialty, strong flair, strong point, style, talent, talents, technicality, the goods, the stuff, thing, trade, type, vocation, walk, walk of life, way, weakness, what it takes, work
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