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Noun: proficiency  pru'fi-shun(t)-see
  1. The quality of having great facility and competence
  2. Skilfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    "practice greatly improves proficiency";
    - technique

Derived forms: proficiencies

Type of: competence, competency, skilfulness [Brit, Cdn], skillfulness [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Proficiency