[kuh n-vur-suh nt, kon-ver-]
- familiar by use or study (usually followed by with): conversant with Spanish history.
- Archaic. having regular or frequent conversation; intimately associating; acquainted.
Origin of conversant
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1. versed, learned, skilled, practiced, well-informed, proficient.
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- (usually postpositive and foll by with) experienced (in), familiar (with), or acquainted (with)
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Word Origin and History for non-conversant
late 14c., from Old French conversant, present participle of converser (see converse (v.)).
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