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"adroit" in British English

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adroitadjective

uk   us   /əˈdrɔɪt/
(Definition of adroit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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adroitadjective

 us   /əˈdrɔɪt/
very ​skillful and ​quick in the way you ​think or move: She ​became adroit at ​dealing with ​difficultpeople.
adroitly
adverb  us   /əˈdrɔɪt·li/
He adroitly ​slid the ​money into his ​pocket.
(Definition of adroit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adroit”
in Spanish diestro, hábil…
in Vietnamese khéo léo…
in Malaysian cekap…
in Thai คล่องแคล่ว…
in French adroit…
in German gewandt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精明的, 干练的, 机敏的…
in Indonesian terampil, cakap…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精明的, 幹練的, 機敏的…
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