術 means 'technique'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 327   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 22    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 14 words   Used in 460 words   Used in 349 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    すべ art, technique, skill, means, trick, resources, magic
⿴   to go   dotted ho  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 術 is used 10 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 術 is used 456 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
ジュツ : 445 words FIND ALL
1. technology; engineering
2. technique; skill
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ジュツ (read as じゅっ) : 8 words FIND ALL
1. trick; trap; strategem
2. intraoperative; during surgery
すべ : 3 words FIND ALL
way; method; means  (often written with kana only)
Henshall: 732 (originally: 708)  Joy o' Kanji : 708  Key to Kanji: 505 

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ジュツ    technique   
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モク   ボク   katakana 'ho'; tree   き tree   
コウ   ギョウ   アン   ゆ    い to go   おこな to take place   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
チョウ   テイ    a (city) block; counter for long/narrow things, blocks of tofu   
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