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From Late Latin fluentia. Cognate with French fluence.

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fluency (countable and uncountable, plural fluencies)

  1. The quality of smoothness of flow
  2. (linguistics) The quality of being fluent in a language; A person's command of a particular language.
  3. The quality of consistently applying skill correctly in the manner of one well-practiced at it, requiring little deliberate thought to perform without mistakes
    • 2011 December 10, David Ornstein, “Arsenal 1 - 0 Everton”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      While Gunners boss Arsene Wenger had warned his players against letting the pre-match festivities distract them from the task at hand, they clearly struggled for fluency early on.

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