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fluency

noun flu·en·cy \ˈflü-ən(t)-sē\

: the ability to speak easily and smoothly; especially : the ability to speak a foreign language easily and effectively

: the ability to do something in a way that seems very easy

Full Definition of FLUENCY

:  the quality or state of being fluent

Examples of FLUENCY

  1. She speaks with great fluency.
  2. Students must demonstrate fluency in a foreign language to earn a degree.
  3. a dancer known for her fluency and grace
  4. He plays the piano with speed and fluency.

First Known Use of FLUENCY

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