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flair

skill; aptitude; a natural talent or ability; bent; knack: a flair for writing comedy.
Not to be confused with:
flare – a bright light: in case of emergency, light a flare; an outburst; to burst out in sudden, fierce activity and passion: Violence flared up in the ghetto after the verdict.
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree

flair

 (flâr)
n.
1. A natural talent or aptitude; a knack: a flair for interior decorating.
2. Instinctive discernment; keenness: a flair for the exotica.
3. Distinctive elegance or style: served us with flair.

[Middle English, fragrance, from Old French, from flairer, to scent, from Late Latin flāgrāre, alteration of Latin frāgrāre, to emit an odor.]
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flair

(flɛə)
n
1. natural ability; talent; aptitude
2. instinctive discernment; perceptiveness
3. stylishness or elegance; dash: to dress with flair.
4. (Hunting) hunting rare
a. the scent left by quarry
b. the sense of smell of a hound
[C19: from French, literally: sense of smell, from Old French: scent, from flairier to give off a smell, ultimately from Latin frāgrāre to smell sweet; see fragrant]

flair

(fleɪr)
n
a Scot word for floor
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flair

(flɛər)

n.
1. a natural talent, aptitude, or ability.
2. smartness of style or manner: She dresses with great flair.
[1350–1400; Middle English < French, Old French: scent, derivative of flairier to reek « Vulgar Latin *flāgrāre, dissimilated variant of Latin frāgrāre. See fragrant]
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flair

- Comes from Latin fragrare, "smell sweet," and was first the ability to detect the "essence" or "scent" of something and know how to act accordingly.
See also related terms for scent.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flair - a natural talent; "he has a flair for mathematics"; "he has a genius for interior decorating"
endowment, natural endowment, talent, gift - natural abilities or qualities
2.flair - distinctive and stylish eleganceflair - distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
elegance - a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
3.flair - a shape that spreads outwardflair - a shape that spreads outward; "the skirt had a wide flare"
shape, form - the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
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flair

noun
1. ability, feel, talent, gift, genius, faculty, accomplishment, mastery, knack, aptitude She has a flair for languages.
2. style, taste, dash, chic, elegance, panache, discernment, stylishness the panache and flair you'd expect
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

flair

noun
An innate capability:
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Translations
مَيْل طبيعي، نَزْعَه
talent
anlæg forflair fortalent for
hæfileiki
polinkis
dotībasspējas
Allah vergisiyetenek

flair

[flɛəʳ] N (= gift) → don m; (= instinct) → instinto m; (= style) → elegancia f, estilo m
to have a flair for languagestener don de lenguas, tener facilidad para los idiomas
she had a natural flair for getting on with peopletenía mano izquierda con la gente or don de gentes
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

flair

[ˈflɛər] nflair m
to have flair [person] → être doué(e)
to have a flair for sth → avoir un don pour qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

flair

n (for selecting the best etc) → Gespür nt, → (feine) Nase (inf), → Riecher m (inf); (= talent)Talent nt; (= stylishness)Flair nt; his great flair for businesssein großes Geschäftstalent
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flair

[flɛəʳ] n (for business) → fiuto; (for languages) → predisposizione f
to have a flair (for) → essere portato/a per
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

flair

(fleə) noun
a natural ability or cleverness for (doing) something. She has flair for (learning) languages.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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