Examples of proficiency in a Sentence
surprised by his proficiency at the game after only the briefest explanation of the rules
acquired proficiency at golf through long hours of practice
Recent Examples of proficiency from the Web
About 80 percent of West Aurora High School students fell short of state proficiency in math on a college entrance exam and nearly 75 percent fell short in English, according to Illinois State Board of Education data released Tuesday.
The course requires both proficiency in the field, and the strength and stamina to carry equipment weighing up to 152 pounds.
The proficiency with which Noel makes deflections and chases down steals is an incredible gift for a player his size.
The students arrive with different levels of English proficiency.
To make matters worse, for many jobs, including in the private sector, the law requires fluency in Estonian, via a certificate of language proficiency, shrinking further the number of jobs noncitizens can apply for.
Here in Louisiana, only 18 percent of eighth-graders scored proficient in math and only 24 percent scored proficient in reading on the 2015 NAEP assessment -- both below the national average of 32 percent proficiency.
Unfortunately for Britain, its enemies could train shooters to achieve the same level of proficiency.
Franken asked her about the distinction in education between proficiency and growth.
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First Known Use of proficiency
SynonymsIQ, mastership, mastery, command
Related Wordsvirtuosity; facility, hang; fluency, literacy; experience, expertise, know-how, practice (also practise), skill (s); acquaintance, familiarity, intimacy
Near Antonymsincompetence, incompetency; ignorance, illiteracy, unfamiliarity
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