Adept vs Foundational - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between adept and foundational

is that adept is well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient while foundational is of, or relating to a foundation or foundations.

As a noun adept

is one fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.

adept

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Well skilled; completely versed; thoroughly proficient
  • * 1837-1839 ,
  • Adept as she was, in all the arts of cunning and dissimulation, the girl Nancy could not wholly conceal the effect which the knowledge of the step she had taken, wrought upon her mind.

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    * inept

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; as, adepts in philosophy.
  • * 1841 , , Barnaby Rudge :
  • When he had achieved this task, he applied himself to the acquisition of stable language, in which he soon became such an adept , that he would perch outside my window and drive imaginary horses with great skill, all day.
  • * 1894-95 , , Jude the Obscure :
  • Others, alas, had an instinct towards artificiality in their very blood, and became adepts in counterfeiting at the first glimpse of it.

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    * pated, taped

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    foundational

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • of, or relating to a foundation or foundations
  • fundamental or underlying
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