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Spanish translation of “deft”

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deft

adjective /deft/
skilful/skillful, quick and neat
hábil
Tim was praised for his deft handling of the situation.
deftly adverb
con habilidad
He deftly skipped past a defender and slid the ball into the net.
deftness noun
habilidad
The hunters exhibited considerable deftness with their weapons.
Translations of “deft”
in French adroit…
in German geschickt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熟練的, 巧妙的, 靈巧的…
in Russian ловкий, проворный…
in Turkish becerikli, usta, mahir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 熟练的, 巧妙的, 灵巧的…
in Polish wprawny, zręczny…
(Definition of deft from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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