habile

[ hab-il ]
/ ˈhæb ɪl /

adjective

skillful; dexterous; adroit.

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Origin of habile

1375–1425; late Middle English habyll<Latin habilis handy, apt; see able
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British Dictionary definitions for habile

habile
/ (ˈhæbiːl) /

adjective

rare skilful
obsolete fit

Word Origin for habile

C14: from Latin habilis, from habēre to have; see able
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