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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: Latin versatilis 'turning easily', from versare 'to turn', from versus; VERSE

versatile

adjective
     
ver‧sa‧tile
1 someone who is versatile has many different skills:
a very versatile performer
a more versatile workforce
2 having many different uses:
The potato is an extremely versatile vegetable.
versatility noun [uncountable]
Hegley's outstanding versatility as an all-round entertainer

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