French translation of 'deft'
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Example Sentences Including 'deft'
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Her deft handling of the crisis prompted Fortune magazine this month to name her the most powerful woman in business.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
And maybe with a wry, intelligent eye and deft hand, it might have been.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
So, too, do the sanitary pioneers she tracks down and whose characters she wryly sketches with a few deft flicks of the pen.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The 32-year-old proves just as deft in his handling of contemporary concerns.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He made deft contributions with hand and foot and was instrumental in five of the tries.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The Brazilian met it with a deft, flicked header.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Then there were the two deft passes that set up Ireland's second and fourth tries.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
A deft flick of the switch and my virtual French nurse vanishes into the ether.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Getting this right will require deft handling and we look forward to seeing the detail of the Government's approach.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He played a deft hand.The Sun (2012)
It will require strong leadership, deft footwork - and a united government.The Sun (2009)
There could have been a big problem here but thanks to some deft footwork by the Panel, it is not.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But this power is harnessed to their speed, handling skills and deft footwork.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Occasionally. deft is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: deft ADJECTIVE
A deft action is skilful and often quick.
With a deft flick of his wrist, he extinguished the match.
Translation of deft from the Collins English to French Dictionary