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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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