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Meaning of “fluent” in the English Dictionary

"fluent" in British English

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fluentadjective

uk   us   /ˈfluː.ənt/
B2 When a ​person is fluent, they can ​speak a ​languageeasily, well, and ​quickly: She's fluent inFrench. He's a fluent ​Russianspeaker.B2 When a ​language is fluent, it is ​spokeneasily and without many ​pauses: He ​speaks fluent ​Chinese.

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fluency
noun [U] uk   us   /-ən.si/
B2 One of the ​requirements of the ​job is fluency in two or more ​Africanlanguages.
fluently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
B2 I'd like to ​speakEnglish fluently.
(Definition of fluent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fluent" in American English

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fluentadjective

 us   /ˈflu·ənt/
(of a ​person) ​able to ​speak a ​languageeasily and well, or (of a ​language) ​spokeneasily and without many ​pauses: She was fluent in ​French by the ​time she was five. He ​speaks fluent Chinese.
fluency
noun [U]  us   /ˈflu·ən·si/
This ​jobrequires fluency in two or more ​Africanlanguages.
fluently
adverb  us   /ˈflu·ənt·li/
I’d like to ​speakEnglish fluently.
(Definition of fluent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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