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au fait

[ oh -fe ]
/ oʊ ˈfɛ /
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adjective French.
having experience or practical knowledge of a thing; expert; versed.
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Origin of au fait

Literally, “to the fact”
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British Dictionary definitions for au fait

au fait
/ French (o fɛ, English əʊ ˈfeɪ) /

adjective
fully informed; in touch or expert

Word Origin for au fait

C18: literally: to the point
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