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a·droit

 (ə-droit′)
adj.
Quick and skillful in body or mind; deft. See Synonyms at dexterous.

[French, from à droit : à, to (from Latin ad; see ad-) + droit, right (from Latin dīrēctus; see direct).]

a·droit′ly adv.
a·droit′ness n.
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adroit

(əˈdrɔɪt)
adj
1. skilful or dexterous
2. quick in thought or reaction
[C17: from French à droit according to right, rightly]
aˈdroitly adv
aˈdroitness n
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a•droit

(əˈdrɔɪt)

adj.
1. expert in using the hands or body; nimble
2. cleverly skillful, resourceful, or ingenious.
[1645–55; < French, Old French: elegant, skillful =a- a-5 + droit, dreit straight, just, correct < Latin dīrēctus; see direct]
a•droit′ly, adv.
a•droit′ness, n.
syn: See dexterous.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adroit - quick or skillful or adept in action or thoughtadroit - quick or skillful or adept in action or thought; "an exceptionally adroit pianist"; "an adroit technician"; "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers"; "an adroit negotiator"
artful - marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors"
maladroit - not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda"
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adroit

adjective skilful, able, skilled, expert, bright (informal), clever, tasty (Brit. informal), apt, cunning, ingenious, adept, deft, nimble, masterful, proficient, artful, quick-witted, dexterous She is a remarkably adroit politician.
awkward, blundering, bungling, clumsy, inept, uncoordinated, cack-handed (informal), inexpert, maladroit, unskilful, unhandy, ham-fisted or ham-handed (informal)
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adroit

adjective
1. Well done or executed:
2. Showing art or skill in performing or doing:
3. Exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance:
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Translations
مَاهِر، بَارِع
zručný
behændigdygtigferm
leikinn, lipur
meistriškaimeistriškasmeistriškumasnagingumas
izveicīgsveikls

adroit

[əˈdrɔɪt] ADJdiestro, hábil
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adroit

[əˈdrɔɪt] adjadroit(e), habile
to be adroit at doing sth → être habile à faire qch
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adroit

adj lawyer, reply, reasoninggewandt, geschickt; mindscharf; to be adroit at something/doing somethinggewandt or geschickt in etw (dat)sein/darin sein, etw zu tun
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adroit

[əˈdrɔɪt] adjabile, destro/a
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adroit

(əˈdroit) adjective
skilful. his adroit handling of the boat.
aˈdroitly adverb
aˈdroitness noun
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