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proficiency

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noun pro·fi·cien·cy \prə-ˈfi-shən(t)-sē\

Definition of proficiency

  1. 1 :  advancement in knowledge or skill :  progress

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being proficient



Examples of proficiency in a sentence

  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>



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First Known Use of proficiency

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