noun Date: 1609 the quality or state of being conversant

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  • Conversance — Con ver*sance, n. The state or quality of being conversant; habit of familiarity; familiar acquaintance; intimacy. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • conversance — con·ver·sance (kən vûrʹsəns, kŏnʹvər ) n. The state of being conversant; familiarity. * * * …   Universalium

  • conversance — noun The condition of being conversant Syn: conversancy …   Wiktionary

  • conversance — con ver·sance || sÉ™ns n. personal knowledge about someone or something; familiarity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conversance — con·ver·sance …   English syllables

  • conversance — noun personal knowledge or information about someone or something • Syn: ↑acquaintance, ↑familiarity, ↑conversancy • Derivationally related forms: ↑conversant (for: ↑conversancy), ↑conversant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • conversant — conversance, conversancy, n. conversantly, adv. /keuhn verr seuhnt, kon veuhr /, adj. 1. familiar by use or study (usually fol. by with): conversant with Spanish history. 2. Archaic. having regular or frequent conversation; intimately… …   Universalium

  • Science (Philosophies of) — Philosophies of science Mach, Duhem, Bachelard Babette E.Babich THE TRADITION OF CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE If the philosophy of science is not typically represented as a ‘continental’ discipline it is nevertheless historically rooted in… …   History of philosophy

  • acquaintance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. familiarity, experience, knowledge, ken; friend. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The state of being acquainted] Syn. association, companionship, relationship, knowledge; see friendship 1 . 2. [A person with… …   English dictionary for students

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