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Spanish translation of “adroit”

adroit

adjective /əˈdroit/
(formal) involving a lot of skill
diestro, hábil
I admired his adroit handling of the boat.
adroitly adverb
diestramente, hábilmente
He adroitly navigated the obstacles which the authorities put in his way.
adroitness noun
destreza, habilidad
her adroitness at handling the crisis.
(Definition of adroit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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