French translation of 'fluent'
1. [speech, style] coulant(e) ⧫ aisé(e)
He’s a fluent speaker. Il s’exprime avec aisance.
a fluent reader [child]
She’s now a fluent reader. Elle lit maintenant avec aisance.
2. (in a foreign language)
to be fluent in a language parler couramment une langue
to speak fluent French, to be fluent in French parler le français couramment
She’s fluent in French. Elle parle le français couramment.
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Example Sentences Including 'fluent'
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She speaks fluent Italian and chose her mother's maiden name as her stage name.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They speak fluent'risk management '.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
A fluent German speaker, he adores the country.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
As an architect you have to be fluent in that language.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He also spoke fluent English.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He is fluent in the language and customs.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He knew a racecourse's language and was a fluent speaker.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Her parents are both fluent Italian speakers and hope she will be too.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Suddenly his speech is fluent, his laughter rich and full.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The pair's English is now fluent.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We are just not fluent in body language.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We grow fluent in the language of broadcasting.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He has recently got back in touch with me and can now speak fluent English.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I also speak fluent French, which is an advantage.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He speaks fluent Russian and is a regular visitor to the country.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He was the only one in the room who speaks fluent Arabic.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Maybe she speaks fluent Latin.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
My mum is fluent now but she only became good at French after leaving school.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Police have drafted in translators fluent in Arabic languages to pinpoint potential troublemakers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She was gently asking questions and we took things slowly, but gradually my speech became fluent again.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This tricks the brain into producing fluent speech.The Sun (2007)
You are fluent in body language and pick up the special love messages that make a partnership exciting.The Sun (2010)
All our officers are smart, punctual and are fluent English speakers.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But they also speak fluent Arabic because they belong to the first generation of students who returned from Khartoum.Christianity Today (2000)
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'fluent' in Other Languages
British English: fluent /ˈfluːənt/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is fluent in a particular language can speak it easily and correctly.
He is fluent in three languages.
- American English: fluent
- Arabic: فَصِيح فصيح
- Brazilian Portuguese: fluente
- Chinese: 流利的
- Croatian: tečno govoriti
- Czech: plynně hovořící cizím jazykem
- Danish: flydende
- Dutch: vloeiend
- European Spanish: hablar con fluidez
- Finnish: sujuva
- French: fluide
- German: gewandt
- Greek: ευφραδής
- Italian: fluente
- Japanese: 流暢な
- Korean: 유창한
- Norwegian: flytende
- Polish: płynny
- European Portuguese: fluente
- Romanian: fluent
- Russian: беглый
- Spanish: fluido
- Swedish: flytande obehindrat
- Thai: พูดหรือเขียนได้อย่างคล่องแคล่ว
- Turkish: akıcı
- Ukrainian: вільний
- Vietnamese: trôi chảy
Translation of fluent from the Collins English to French Dictionary