Definition of agile in English:

agile

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Pronunciation: /ˈadʒʌɪl
 
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adjective

  • 2Relating to or denoting a method of project management, used especially for software development, that is characterized by the division of tasks into short phases of work and frequent reassessment and adaptation of plans: agile methods replace high-level design with frequent redesign
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    • One thing that an agile team should definitely be able to do is deliver software by a certain date.
    • In a perfect world an agile team is collaborating, interacting, discussing and reviewing almost everything they do.
    • I had been looking for some software to manage web projects in an agile and collaborative way.

Derivatives

agilely

adverb
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  • Tamar led the way once again to the ladder and ascended quickly and agilely.
  • Hopping lightly and agilely, she smiled triumphantly as her foot landed on the edge.
  • To visit O'Brien's is a unique experience, as Frank O'Brien, walks agilely from the grocery to serve his customers in the adjoining bar.

agility

Pronunciation: /əˈdʒɪlɪti/
noun
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  • In fact, it may make or break an artist depending on their ability and agility in taking risks.
  • All of a sudden, his skills and agility were rendered useless by a sudden gust of angry wind.
  • After a few weeks I got so I could move my feet with the same agility and dexterity as my hands.

Origin

late Middle English: via French from Latin agilis, from agere 'do'.

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