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fluent

adjective uk   us   /ˈfluː.ənt/
B2 When a person is fluent, they can speak a language easily, well, and quickly: She's fluent in French. He's a fluent Russian speaker.B2 When a language is fluent, it is spoken easily 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 African languages.
fluently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
B2 I'd like to speak English fluently.
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