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Synonyms for proficiency
pro·fi·cien·cy

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  1. proficiencynoun

    Synonyms:
    competence, ability, command, skill

  2. proficiencynoun

    Ability, skill, competence.

    Synonyms:
    skill, competence, ability, command

  3. proficiencynoun

    Knowledge.

    Synonyms:
    competence, command, skill, ability

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proficiency

    Progress (Latin pro, forward, gradior, go) is a moving onward or forward, whether in space or in the mental or moral realm, and may be either mechanical, individual, or social. Attainment, development, and proficiency are more absolute than the other words of the group, denoting some point of advantage or of comparative perfection reached by forward or onward movement; we speak of attainments in virtue or scholarship, proficiency in music or languages, the development of new powers or organs; proficiency includes the idea of skill. Advance may denote either a forward movement or the point gained by forward movement, but always relatively with reference to the point from which the movement started; as, this is a great advance. Advance admits the possibility of retreat; progress (Latin progredi, to walk forward) is steady and constant forward movement, admitting of pause, but not of retreat; advance suggests more clearly a point to be reached, while progress lays the emphasis upon the forward movement; we may speak of slow or rapid progress, but more naturally of swift advance. Progress is more frequently used of abstractions; as, the progress of ideas; progression fixes the attention chiefly upon the act of moving forward. In a thing good in itself all advance or progress is improvement; there is a growing tendency to restrict the words to this favorable sense, using increase indifferently of good or evil; one may say without limitation, "I am an advocate of progress."

    Synonyms:
    advance, advancement, attainment, development, growth, improvement, increase, progress, progression

    Antonyms:
    check, decline, delay, falling back, falling off, relapse, retrogression, stay, stop, stoppage

    Preposition:
    The progress of truth; progress in virtue; toward perfection; from a lower to a higher state.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proficiency

    Synonyms:
    success, advancement, progress, improvement, forwardness, dexterity

    Antonyms:
    failure, backwardness, unsuccess, tardiness, relapse

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proficiencynoun

    the quality of having great facility and competence

    Synonyms:
    technique

  2. proficiency, techniquenoun

    skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity

    "practice greatly improves proficiency"

    Synonyms:
    technique

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proficiencynoun

    Synonyms:
    advancement, improvement, progress

  2. proficiencynoun

    Synonyms:
    skill, accomplishment, acquirement, mastery

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How to use proficiency in a sentence?

  1. Raymond Yuan:

    Institutional investors benefit from both large scale and proficiency in management whereas retail investors who couldn’t keep up will be weeded out.

  2. Harry Buhl:

    The state of the market can provide great opportunities to get repetitions for soldiers so that when they train in a live environment, they are training at a higher level of proficiency. They can save time and save lives.

  3. San Clemente:

    As the defender tends to know the terrain and friendly disposition better than the attacker – the defender has the advantage, this same rule applies for attack helicopters, but the weather can be worse.To some degree, it depends on crew proficiency and terrain awareness systems on the aircraft.

  4. Frank Straub:

    Owning a firearm and being able to deploy a firearm in a safe manner requires not only familiarity with the weapon system but also a level of proficiency.

  5. Lori Meyers:

    The whole idea of flexible math lanes/grouping is that teachers can provide much better differentiated learning for their students when they have a more narrow range of students to teach, even within a lane, teachers must differentiate. No class is entirely uniform. With laning, teachers have a more narrow range of student proficiency to address, allowing them to go into much more conceptual depth.


Translations for proficiency

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  • معرفة, إمكانArabic
  • aptitud, competència, habilitatCatalan, Valencian
  • Können, Begabung, Kompetenz, KenntnisseGerman
  • ικανότηταGreek
  • competencia, conocimiento, aptitud, habilidad, suficiencia, periciaSpanish
  • pätevyys, taitavuusFinnish
  • compétenceFrench
  • प्रवीणता, निपुणताHindi
  • kompetentesoIdo
  • competenza, conoscenza, perizia, abilitàItalian
  • 上達, 熟練度, 習熟度, 熟練, 習熟Japanese
  • competentieDutch
  • proficiênciaPortuguese
  • мастерство, способность, умение, сноровка, навыкRussian
  • aftësiAlbanian
  • kunskap, begåvning, skicklighet, färdighet, kunnighetSwedish
  • திறமைTamil
  • مہارتUrdu
  • 精通Chinese

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