Definition and Meanings for proficient

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Part of Speech of proficient

noun, adjective

Etymology of proficient

l. proficiens, -entis, p. pr. of proficere to go forward, make progress; pro forward + facere to make. see fact, and cf. profit, (

Meaning of proficient


as noun

  • 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.

as adjective

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