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fluency

Do you have a way with words? Can you speak and write easily? Then you have fluency.

Fluency is a type of smoothness used most often when talking about language. You could study a language — like Spanish — for years and not really gain fluency. To have fluency — in other words, to be fluent — takes a lot of practice. Fluency can't be achieved overnight. That kind of expert use of language takes time, and it helps if you get a chance to visit a country where they speak the language you're learning.

Definitions of fluency
  1. noun
    powerful and effective language
    fluency in spoken and written English is essential”
    synonyms: eloquence, smoothness
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    type of:
    expressive style, style
    a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
  2. noun
    skillfulness in speaking or writing
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    Antonyms:
    disfluency
    lack of skillfulness in speaking or writing
    type of:
    skillfulness
    the state of being cognitively skillful
  3. noun
    the quality of being facile in speech and writing
    synonyms: articulateness, volubility
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    type of:
    communicativeness
    the trait of being communicative
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