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Daemon
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conversant

(adjective) Well informed about or knowing thoroughly.

Synonyms: familiar

Usage: A few words, in explanation, will here be necessary for such of our readers as are not conversant with the details of aerostation.
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If you know a lot about computer programming, then you could describe yourself as conversant with the latest updates in coding languages. This means you have current working knowledge of the topic.

The word conversant can be traced back to the Latin word conversari, meaning to “keep company with.” If you’re conversant with something, then you’re familiar with it — as if you have been keeping company with it. The word is often paired with the prepositions with, as in "being conversant with the Detroit area, or in, as in "if you speak French, you’re conversant in French."


My sister is a cognitive scientist at M.I.T., more conversant than most people in the mental processes involved in tracking and misplacing objects.

The New YorkerFeb 5, 2017




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Wilmar (USA)
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I am conversant in several areas.
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Adj. 1. conversant - (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly; "conversant with business trends"; "familiar with the complex machinery"; "he was familiar with those roads"
familiar
informed - having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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