conversant

[ kuhn-vur-suhnt, kon-ver- ]
/ kənˈvɜr sənt, ˈkɒn vər- /
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adjective

familiar by use or study (usually followed bywith): conversant with Spanish history.
Archaic. having regular or frequent conversation; intimately associating; acquainted.

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Origin of conversant

1250–1300; Middle English conversa(u)nt<Latin conversant- (stem of conversāns), present participle of conversārī to associate with. See converse1, -ant

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British Dictionary definitions for conversant

conversant
/ (kənˈvɜːsənt) /

adjective

(usually postpositive and foll by with) experienced (in), familiar (with), or acquainted (with)

Derived forms of conversant

conversance or conversancy, nounconversantly, adverb
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