con·​ver·​sance kən-ˈvər-sᵊn(t)s How to pronounce conversance (audio)
 also  ˈkän-vər-sən(t)s
: the quality or state of being conversant

Examples of conversance in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conversance was in 1609

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“Conversance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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