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  • n. Plural form of fluency.


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  • During their time abroad, our Fellows are guided by exceptional in-country staff who combine the cultural and linguistic fluencies to navigate a foreign terrain with the patience, intuition, and empathy to effectively mentor each Fellow over the course of his/her individual journey.

    Abigail Falik: In International Volunteerism, Structure Pays

  • Poetry, when it is fully itself, enacts something of the cross and resurrection, abandoning its fluencies and successes in order to press further and further towards that 'thin' texture through which truth may perhaps come.

    Archbishop preaches about John Milton

  • It's not wild-card candidates that will be most interesting to follow in the upcoming election season and process; rather it will be what would have formerly been seen as "wild-card" influentials, constituencies, and new- and cross-media fluencies.

    One bland, sandy-haired Senator out, another bland, sandy-haired Senator in.

  • After all, not many decades ago we entered an era in which our ability to master the simplest of human fluencies – empathy, imagination, inspiration and the handful of other capacities that have endowed our species with its unique ability to seek and learn from myth – began evolving into an extraordinarily complex undertaking.

    The Relevance of Myth: Emerging Trends in Economics and Life

  • Melodious recitatives rather than harmonic themes, such as are sung by some honey-eaters or by metallic starlings in their rare intervals of restfulness and communication, the fluencies of this lover of the moist earth seem to typify favourite resorts — to be earthly, not aerial; assertions of the joys of this world rather than compliments to the skies.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • She had never cared for the fluencies of invertebrate sentiment.

    The Fruit of the Tree

  • But it is not my practice to exhibit a white feather (except when prostrated by severe bodily panics), and I am consumed by an ardent impatience to air my fluencies and legal learnedness before the publicity of a London Law Court.

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

  • And while Manisty, intoxicated with his own phrases, and fluencies, was alternately smoking and declaiming,


  • Other foreign language fluencies can be highly desirable.

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  • Through its global IP network and store of access numbers, Voxbone will provide a means for Learnosity's students to share their native fluencies and accents with others on other continents, for the cost of local calls.



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