Definitions for proficientprəˈfɪʃ ənt
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adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful(adj)
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
"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"
of or relating to technique or proficiency in a practical skill
"his technical innovation was his brushwork"; "the technical dazzle of her dancing"
Good at; skilled; fluent; practiced, especially in relation to a task or skill.
He was a proficient writer with an interest in human nature.
Origin: From proficiens, present participle of proficere, from pro + facere; see fact.
one who has made considerable advances in any business, art, science, or branch of learning; an expert; an adept; as, proficient in a trade; a proficient in mathematics, music, etc
well advanced in any branch of knowledge or skill; possessed of considerable acquirements; well-skilled; versed; adept,
Origin: [L. proficiens, -entis, p. pr. of proficere to go forward, make progress; pro forward + facere to make. See Fact, and cf. Profit, ()]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.
Learning to eat healthy is like learning to speak a different language, you learn a little at a time until you ’re proficient.
Our Defense Department has grown larger but less capable, more complex but less innovative, more proficient at defeating low-tech adversaries but more vulnerable to high-tech ones.
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- versat, perit, capaçCatalan, Valencian
- erfahren, befähigt, fähig, geübt, kompetent, Meisterin, tüchtig, Fachfrau, sachkundig, bewandert, Meister, FachmannGerman
- taitava, sujuva, taituriFinnish
- fær, snjallIcelandic
- esperto, proficuo, competente, abiliItalian
- 上手, 熟練Japanese
- competent, geoefend, expert, bekwaamDutch
- perito, competente, proficientePortuguese
- компетентный, искусный, умелыйRussian
- sakkunnig, erfarenSwedish
- mütehassıs, kabiliyetli, uzman, becerikli, ehliyetli, yeterli, usta, mahirTurkish
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