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versatileadjective

uk   /ˈvɜː.sə.taɪl/  us   /ˈvɝː.sə.t̬əl/ approving
C2 able to change easily from one activity to another or able to be used for many different purposes: He's a very versatile young actor who's as happy in highbrow dramas as he is in TV comedies. A leather jacket is a timeless and versatile garment that can be worn in all seasons.

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noun [U] uk   /ˌvɜː.səˈtɪl.ə.ti/  us   /ˌvɝː.səˈtɪl.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of versatile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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versatileadjective

 us   /ˈvɜr·sə·t̬əl/
(of people) able to do many different things or to adjust to new conditions, or (of things) able to be used for many different purposes: He was a versatile guitarist, and recorded with many leading rock bands. It is an especially versatile insecticide known to control a range of insects.
versatility
noun [U]  us   /ˌvɜr·səˈtɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
Daniels possesses the versatility to play right and left end and tackle.
(Definition of versatile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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