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adept

Saltos de línea: adept

Definición de adept en inglés:

adjetivo

Pronunciación: /əˈdɛpt
 
, ˈadɛpt
 
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Very skilled or proficient at something: she is adept at cutting through red tape an adept negotiator
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Other countries are more adept at keeping their judges in check.
  • She has never driven a car but was very adept at handling a pony and cart.
  • Emergency nappy changing is a skill most mothers become quite adept at.
Sinónimos
brilliant, very good, splendid, marvellous, formidable, outstanding, first-rate, first-class, excellent, impressive, fine
informal great, top-notch, top-drawer, top-hole, tip-top, A1, wizard, magic, ace, fab, smashing, mean, crack, nifty, deadly, slick
British informal brill, a dab hand at
North American informal crackerjack, badass
archaic or humorous compleat
rare habile

sustantivo

Pronunciación: /ˈadɛpt
 
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A person who is skilled or proficient at something: he is an adept at imitation
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Some Hindi-film adepts, including author-screenwriter Suketu Mehta and Internet Movie Database staffer Michel Hafner have offered help.
  • I will leave that judgment to other kung-fu adepts.
  • To begin with, they are adepts of conspiracy theory, obsessed with information, disinformation, propaganda and its country cousin, mind control.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Latin adeptus 'achieved', past participle of adipisci 'obtain, attain'.

Derivados

adeptly

1
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The teacher guides but doesn't boss, adeptly drawing answers out of the class, encouraging them to play, praise and read to their infants, gently urging affection, attention and firmness.
  • It's light and simple, adeptly done and incredibly filling.
  • And even when he is making rather cheap political points, he often does so adeptly.

adeptness

2
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The artistic adeptness and the uniqueness of the theme elevate the pictures to an international standard.
  • The nature of this software, with its intelligent objects and adeptness at technical drawings, diagrams, and charts leads to comparisons with Microsoft Visio.
  • However, with imaginative adeptness, the abiku can be here and there simultaneously.

Palabras que riman con adept

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