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proficiency

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1 a highly developed skill in or knowledge of something
  • surprised by his proficiency at the game after only the briefest explanation of the rules

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2 knowledge gained by actually doing or living through something
  • acquired proficiency at golf through long hours of practice

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The first known use of proficiency was in 1544

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“Proficiency.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proficiency. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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