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adept

adjective  us   /əˈdept/
skilled: He’s adept at making people feel at ease.
Translations of “adept”
in Arabic الخَبير, الماهِر…
in Korean 능숙한…
in Malaysian mahir…
in French expert (à/en)…
in Turkish zor olan şeyleri yapmada başarılı…
in Italian abile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擅長的, 熟練的, 內行的…
in Russian сведущий…
in Polish biegły…
in Vietnamese giỏi…
in Spanish experto, diestro…
in Portuguese hábil, perito, conhecedor…
in Thai ชำนาญ…
in German geschickt…
in Catalan hàbil, expert…
in Japanese 巧みな, (~に)長けた…
in Indonesian mahir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 擅长的, 熟练的, 内行的…
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