habile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English habil, from Old French habile, from Latin habilis (suitable; apt), from habeō (I handle).

Adjective[edit]

habile (comparative more habile, superlative most habile)

  1. Generally able or adroit; handy.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin habilis (suitable; apt), from habeō (I handle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

habile (masculine and feminine, plural habiles)

  1. adroit, skillful
  2. slick, nifty

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

habile

  1. nominative neuter singular of habilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of habilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of habilis