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fluent

Pronunciation: /ˈfluːənt/

Translation of fluent in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (in languages) to be fluent in Italian hablar italiano con fluidez or soltura fluent Cobol programmers required se necesitan programadores con dominio de Cobol she spoke in fluent Urdu habló con fluidez en urdu 1.2 [style/delivery] fluido; [speaker] desenvuelto
    Example sentences
    • Darnell talked for two minutes and said a lot less than a fluent speaker could have communicated in three sentences…
    • By that definition, only a handful of fluent speakers remains.
    • It points out that fluent speakers have fallen from 250,000 over 80 years ago to under 30,000 today.
    1.3 [movement/rhythm] fluido
    Example sentences
    • He left ECM in 1985, so this compilation covers the first decade of his career: the melodies are fresh; the solos are fluent and graceful.
    • His piano playing is smooth, fluent and inventive and the band, when given room to breathe, turn in some fine playing.
    • The elf smiled, concentrating for a moment, then glanced up, tracing one hand across invisible arcane symbols in graceful, fluent motions.

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