英 [ə'dept; 'ædept]
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前缀ad-, 去，往。词根ept, 同apt, 合适的，熟能生巧的。
- adept (adj.)
- 1690s, "completely skilled" from Latin adeptus "having reached, attained," past participle of adipisci "to come up with, arrive at," figuratively "to attain to, acquire," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + apisci "grasp, attain," related to aptus "fitted" (see apt). Related: Adeptly.
- adept (n.)
- "an expert," especially "one who is skilled in the secrets of anything," 1660s, from Latin adeptus (see adept (adj.)). The Latin adjective was used as a noun in this sense in Medieval Latin among alchemists.
- 1. The direct marketing industry has become adept at packaging special offers.
- 2. Kitzi was an adept at getting people to talk confidentially to him.
- 3. The government is more than adept at ploughing its own diplomatic furrow.
- 4. As a composer he proved himself adept at large dramatic forms.
- 5. When it comes to photography, I'm not an adept.
- 要说照相, 我不是内行.
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