Definition of conversant adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kənˈvɜːsnt//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvɜːrsnt//
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conversant with something (formal) knowing about something; familiar with something You need to become fully conversant with the company's procedures. Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French, present participle of converser, from Latin conversari ‘keep company (with)’, from con- ‘with’ + versare, frequentative of vertere ‘to turn’. The original sense was ‘habitually spending time in a particular place or with a particular person’.
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