[ kuhn-vur-suhnt, kon-ver- ]
/ kənˈvɜr sənt, ˈkɒn vər- /
familiar by use or study (usually followed by with): conversant with Spanish history.
Archaic. having regular or frequent conversation; intimately associating; acquainted.
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- convergent strabismus,
- convergent thinking,
- converging lens,
- conversation chair,
- conversation piece,
- conversation pit
Origin of conversant
con·ver·sance, con·ver·san·cy, nouncon·ver·sant·ly, adverbnon·con·ver·sance, nounnon·con·ver·san·cy, noun
non·con·ver·sant, adjectivenon·con·ver·sant·ly, adverbun·con·ver·sant, adjective
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/ (kənˈvɜːsənt) /
(usually postpositive and foll by with) experienced (in), familiar (with), or acquainted (with)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
late 14c., from Old French conversant, present participle of converser (see converse (v.)).
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