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fluentadjective

 us   /ˈflu·ənt/
(of a person) able to speak a language easily and well, or (of a language) spoken easily 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 job requires fluency in two or more African languages.
fluently
adverb  us   /ˈflu·ənt·li/
I’d like to speak English fluently.
(Definition of fluent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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fluentadjective

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.
(Definition of fluent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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