proficiency


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pro·fi·cien·cy

 (prə-fĭsh′ən-sē)
n. pl. pro·fi·cien·cies
The state or quality of being proficient; competence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proficiency - the quality of having great facility and competence
competence, competency - the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
2.proficiency - skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity; "practice greatly improves proficiency"
skillfulness - the state of being cognitively skillful
brushwork - an artist's distinctive technique of applying paint with a brush
musketry - the technique of using small arms (especially in battle)

proficiency

noun skill, ability, know-how (informal), talent, facility, craft, expertise, competence, accomplishment, mastery, knack, aptitude, dexterity, expertness, skilfulness Evidence of basic proficiency in English is required.

proficiency

noun
Natural or acquired facility in a specific activity:
Informal: know-how.
Translations
بَراعَه، مَهارَه، حِذْق
odbornost
kyndighed
pätevyystaitavuus
færni, leikni
上達熟練熟練度習熟習熟度
strokovnost

proficiency

[prəˈfɪʃənsɪ]
A. Nhabilidad f, competencia f
reading proficiencyhabilidad f or competencia f como lector
language proficiencydominio m del idioma
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency diploma de inglés como lengua extranjera
B. CPD proficiency test Nprueba f de aptitud

proficiency

[prəˈfɪʃənsi] n (in language, music, sport, skill)compétence f, aptitude f

proficiency

n her proficiency at teaching/as a secretaryihre Tüchtigkeit als Lehrerin/Sekretärin; his proficiency in Englishseine Englischkenntnisse; her proficiency in translating/accountancyihr Können als Übersetzerin/Buchhalterin; his proficiency with figuressein Können im Umgang mit Zahlen; level of proficiencyLeistungsstand m; proficiency testLeistungstest m

proficiency

[prəˈfɪʃnsɪ] ncompetenza, abilità

proficient

(prəˈfiʃənt) adjective
skilled; expert.
proˈficiently adverb
proˈficiency noun
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To Mary and Harriet, it seemed as though she tried to make trouble for them by her proficiency.
Little Harry--a fine bright boy--had been put to a good school, and was making rapid proficiency in knowledge.
There were classes of a sort, although nobody, broadly speaking, studied the same book with anybody else, or had arrived at the same degree of proficiency in any one branch of learning.
While I complied, he, not comprehending a single word, would stand before the fire surveying me with the air of an Exhibitor, and I would see him, between the fingers of the hand with which I shaded my face, appealing in dumb show to the furniture to take notice of my proficiency.
In about a month's time, I had made a tolerable proficiency in their language, and was able to answer most of the king's questions, when I had the honour to attend him.
It would enable them to discharge the duties of the camp and of the field with mutual intelligence and concert an advantage of peculiar moment in the operations of an army; and it would fit them much sooner to acquire the degree of proficiency in military functions which would be essential to their usefulness.
Realizing that I was a somewhat favored character, and also convinced that the warriors did not know of my proficiency in their language, as I had pleaded with Sola to keep this a secret on the grounds that I did not wish to be forced to talk with the men until I had perfectly mastered the Martian tongue, I chanced an attempt to enter the audience chamber and listen to the proceedings.
He practiced continually with the spear, throwing it at some object ahead hour by hour as they traveled their loitering way, until he gained a proficiency such as only youthful muscles may attain to speedily.
Only the carpet was new, and the litter of Alexander's clothes and books and drawing materials, and a pencil-drawing on the wall, which (in John's eyes) appeared a marvel of proficiency.
Darcy spoke with affectionate praise of his sister's proficiency.
This is why the attainment of proficiency, the pushing of your skill with attention to the most delicate shades of excellence, is a matter of vital concern.
Would you object to taking the boys as they are, and testing their proficiency in English?