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proficiency Line breaks: pro|fi¦ciency
Pronunciation: /prəˈfɪʃ(ə)nsi/

Definition of proficiency in English:


[mass noun]
A high degree of skill; expertise: he demonstrated his proficiency in Chinese
More example sentences
  • Each time you gain a level, you simply receive some ‘skill points,’ and you can spend those points on things like ability scores, weapon proficiencies, and skills.
  • What it does test is verbal ability, not your proficiency in topics you learned in English class.
  • Her gift is a pop proficiency that's rarer than musicianship in that she keeps people curious.

Words that rhyme with proficiency

efficiency, sufficiency
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