fluency

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noun flu·en·cy \ˈflü-ən(t)-sē\

Definition of fluency

  1. :  the quality or state of being fluent

Examples of fluency in a Sentence

  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.

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FLUENCY Defined for English Language Learners

fluency

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Definition of fluency for English Language Learners

  • : 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


FLUENCY Defined for Kids

fluency

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noun flu·en·cy \ˈflü-ən-sē\

Definition of fluency for Students

  1. :  the ability to speak easily and well Students must demonstrate fluency in a foreign language.


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