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PROFICIENT

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PROFICIENT (adjective)
  The adjective PROFICIENT has 1 sense:

1. having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

  Familiarity information: PROFICIENT used as an adjective is very rare.


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PROFICIENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

Synonyms:

adept; expert; practiced; proficient; skilful; skillful; good

Context examples:

adept in handicrafts / an adept juggler / an expert job / a good mechanic / a practiced marksman / a proficient engineer / a lesser-known but no less skillful composer / the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

Similar:

skilled (having or showing or requiring special skill)


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