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"nimble" in British English

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nimbleadjective

uk   us   /ˈnɪm.bl̩/ usually approving
nimbleness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
nimbly
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
She ​hopped nimbly over the ​fence.
(Definition of nimble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nimbleadjective

 us   /ˈnɪm·bəl/
quick and ​exact in ​movement or ​thought; ​agile: a nimble ​mind He ​tried to ​catch his ​friend, but she was too nimble.
(Definition of nimble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nimble”
in Korean 민첩한…
in Arabic رَشيق…
in Malaysian lincah…
in French agile…
in Russian проворный, ловкий…
in Chinese (Traditional) (行動)靈活的,敏捷的, (頭腦)機敏的,敏銳的…
in Italian agile, svelto, scattante…
in Turkish çevik, atik, kıvrak…
in Polish zgrabny, zwinny…
in Spanish ágil…
in Vietnamese lanh lẹ…
in Portuguese ágil, ligeiro, lépido…
in Thai ว่องไว…
in German flink…
in Catalan àgil…
in Japanese すばやい…
in Chinese (Simplified) (行动)灵活的,敏捷的, (头脑)机敏的,敏锐的…
in Indonesian cekatan…
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