conversant

[kuhn-vur-suhnt, kon-ver-]
adjective
1.
familiar by use or study (usually followed by with ): conversant with Spanish history.
2.
Archaic. having regular or frequent conversation; intimately associating; acquainted.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English conversa(u)nt < Latin conversant- (stem of conversāns), present participle of conversārī to associate with. See converse1, -ant

conversance, conversancy, noun
conversantly, adverb
nonconversance, noun
nonconversancy, noun
nonconversant, adjective
nonconversantly, adverb
unconversant, adjective


1. versed, learned, skilled, practiced, well-informed, proficient.
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conversant (kənˈvɜːsənt)
 
adj (and foll by with)
experienced (in), familiar (with), or acquainted (with)
 
con'versance
 
n
 
con'versancy
 
n
 
con'versantly
 
adv

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conversant
mid-14c., from Fr. conversant, prp. of converser (see converse (v.)).
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Example sentences
The second one adds yet another requirement, namely, that candidates better be
  conversant in various theories.
Still, politicians are more conversant with human irrationality than most.
It is expected when expressing opinion on a subject someone must be well
  conversant on the subject.
But this may seem to be so only on the face of it and only to those who are not
  conversant with these matters.
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