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proficient

Saltos de línea: pro|fi¦cient
Pronunciación: /prəˈfɪʃ(ə)nt
 
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Definición de proficient en inglés:

adjetivo

Competent or skilled in doing or using something: I was proficient at my job she felt reasonably proficient in Italian
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Although he was very proficient at these jobs, he soon decided to pursue higher education.
  • As man became more and more proficient in making war, he also became wiser in means of defense.
  • Though obviously very proficient at what they do, they are also used to their own way of doing things.
Sinónimos
good, great, excellent, brilliant
informal crack, ace, mean, wicked
British informal wizard
North American informal crackerjack, badass
vulgar slang shit-hot
archaic or humorous compleat

Origen

late 16th century: from Latin proficient- 'advancing', from the verb proficere, from pro- 'on behalf of' + facere 'do, make'.

Derivados

proficiently

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adverbio
Example sentences
  • In this era of liberalisation and privatisation, sport is an important instrument that needs to be professionally and proficiently marketed.
  • It doesn't take you a year to learn to hurdle, but it does take you a year to learn how to race at it proficiently enough to be successful.
  • He plays the guitar, he plays bass very proficiently, he's a great producer.

Words that rhyme with proficient

coefficient, deficient, efficient, sufficient

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