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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfluentflu‧ent /ˈfluːənt/ ●●○ adjective  1 SLLSPEAK A LANGUAGEable to speak a language very wellfluent in She was fluent in English, French, and German.2 fluent French/Japanese etc3 APfluent speech or writing is smooth and confident, with no mistakes He was a fluent and rapid prose writer.4 fluent movements are smooth and gentle, not sudden and sharp She rose with the fluent movement of an athlete.fluently adverb He spoke French fluently.fluency noun [uncountable]
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fluentJohansson is a fluent and expressive fiddler.Speech is usually fluent and grammatical, sometimes with occasional mispronunciations of individual speech sounds and sometimes with word-finding difficulties.Therese's voice, in a theatre, was even bigger, more fluent and lyrical than he had hoped.He had earlier spent several years in the Middle East and spoke fluent Arabic.Previous evidence has shown that fluent braille involves a number of subsidiary perceptual, cognitive and manual skills.They have played some fluent football to date and their finishing has been clinical.Applicants should be fluent in Cantonese.It also opened a concierge desk selling tickets to area events and hired a tour coordinator fluent in five languages.Ann speaks fluent Italian.fluent inSutherland is fluent in French.