Fluency Fluently

Fluent

Meanings and phrases

fluent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; eloquent; facile; silver; silver-tongued; smooth-spoken
  2. smooth and unconstrained in movement; fluid; liquid; smooth

fluent aphasia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words; Wernicke's aphasia; receptive aphasia; sensory aphasia; impressive aphasia

speaks fluent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese and English.
  • Ted was raised bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish.
  • He speaks fluent Somali, Arabic, Italian and English.

became fluent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • JS excelled at school and became fluent in French.
  • He became fluent in Latin and German.
  • While living in Europe she became fluent in Italian, German, and French.

spoke fluent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He spoke fluent Divehi, Urdu, Arabic and English.
  • (He spoke fluent English in addition to Italian.)
  • She also spoke fluent Italian in addition to her native German.

fluent in both

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Yvonne was raised to be fluent in both languages.
  • Wang is fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese.
  • He was fluent in both Kannada and Marathi.

fluent speaker

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is a fluent speaker of the Connemara dialect.
  • She is a fluent speaker of Igbo, English, and German.
  • Castaneda is a fluent speaker of Spanish and English.

fluent speakers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As of 2014, 263 fluent speakers had been reported.
  • It had only two fluent speakers in 1983 and only one in 1995.
  • By the early 21st century, only a few fluent speakers of Diyari remained.
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