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conversant (adj) familiar with; having a knowledge of.

When you are conversant with the rules of a game, you know them well. A lawyer is conversant with the facts of a case, and the laws that are applicable in the case. That is, a lawyer knows the facts of the case, and also the laws that are to be cited in the case. A new employee takes sometime to become conversant with the practices of the organization they have just joined. That is, only after sometime does a new employee get an idea of the procedures of the organization. You are conversant in a language if you have some knowledge of the language.

  • The new manager is yet to become fully conversant with the policies and procedures of the company and its work culture. It will be some time before she knows them all.
  • Being a habitual criminal, he is conversant with all legal procedures and the privileges an accused enjoys under the law.
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