Definition of "proficiency" []

  • The state or quality of being proficient; competence. (noun)
  • An exam which test how proficient or skilled someone is in a particular activity, field of study, language, etc (noun)

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Use "proficiency" in a sentence
  • "The only way to truly obtain proficiency is to read blogs."
  • "The state, for whatever reason, the Regents, changed the definition of what they call proficiency."
  • "'' One pilot was giving the other pilot what we call a proficiency check, and the accident occurred, '' FAA spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said."