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habile

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adjective hab·ile \ˈha-bəl, -ˌbī(-ə)l\

Definition of habile

  1. :  having general skill :  able, skillful



Origin of habile

Middle English (Scots) habyll, from Middle French habile, from Latin habilis — more at able


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with habile


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