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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