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conversant

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adjective con·ver·sant \kən-ˈvər-sənt also ˈkän-vər-sənt\

Simple Definition of conversant

  • : able to talk in a foreign language

Full Definition of conversant

  1. 1 archaic :  having frequent or familiar association

  2. 2 archaic :  concerned, occupied

  3. 3 :  having knowledge or experience —used with with

Examples of conversant

  1. She's conversant in several languages.

  2. <a world traveler who is highly conversant with the customs of foreign cultures>



14th Century

First Known Use of conversant

14th century


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