un conversant

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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