Proficiency definition

prə-fĭshən-sē
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The state or quality of being proficient; competence.
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A test of proficiency in English.

To attain (to reach) proficiency.

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Proficiency is defined as having expertise or being very skilled or knowledgeable in a certain subject.

When you score the highest of your entire school on a state math exam, this is an example of having a proficiency in math.

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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of proficiency - proficience

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
proficiency
Plural:
proficiencies

Origin of proficiency

  • From Latin proficientem, from proficere.

    From Wiktionary