Definition of proficiency in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈfiSHənsē/


A high degree of competence or skill; expertise: he demonstrated his proficiency in Chinese
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  • 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.
skill, expertise, experience, accomplishment, competence, mastery, prowess, professionalism, deftness, adroitness, dexterity, finesse, ability, facility
informal know-how

Words that rhyme with proficiency

efficiency, sufficiency

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Syllabification: pro·fi·cien·cy

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