proficiency

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

pro·fi·cien·cy

noun \prə-ˈfi-shən(t)-sē\

Definition of PROFICIENCY

1
:  advancement in knowledge or skill :  progress
2
:  the quality or state of being proficient

Examples of PROFICIENCY

  1. <surprised by his proficiency at the game after only the briefest explanation of the rules>
  2. <acquired proficiency at golf through long hours of practice>

First Known Use of PROFICIENCY

1544

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