CET4 TEM4 IELTS 考 研 TOEFL CET6
来自拉丁语fluere, 流动，来自PIE*bhel，膨胀，涌出，词源同boil. 在词源上该词与float等有所差别和侧重，但是词义上已经基本重合。
- fluent: see flux
- fluent (adj.)
- 1580s, "flowing freely" (of water), also, of speakers, "able and nimble in the use of words," from Latin fluentem (nominative fluens) "lax, relaxed," figuratively "flowing, fluent," present participle of fluere "to flow, stream, run, melt," from extended form of PIE root *bhleu- "to swell, well up, overflow" (cognates: Latin flumen "river;" Greek phluein "to boil over, bubble up," phlein "to abound"), an extension of root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell;" see bole. Used interchangeably with fluid (adj.) in 17c. in the sense "changeable, not rigid." Related: Fluently.
- 1. He is a fluent speaker of Hebrew.
- 2. She's fluent in French and German. She also speaks a little Italian.
- 3. She's fluent in Polish.
- 4. She speaks fluent and idiomatic English.
- 5. Long practice enabled that American to speak fluent Chinese.
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