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Definition of "habile" [hab•ile]

  • Generally able or adroit; handy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "habile" in a sentence
  • "The clocher at Senlis is more "habile"; it shows an effort to be clever, and offers a standard of comparison; but the mediaeval architects seem to have thought that none of them bore rivalry with Laon for technical skill."
  • "Mais un habile homme sait tirer parti de tout, and everybody is good for something."
  • "Cet homme, habile dans les affaires, et employ� comme tel par Charlemagne, avoit 閠� en 811 envoy� par lui en ambassade � Constantinople."
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