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proficient

adjective uk   us   /prəˈfɪʃ.ənt/
skilled and experienced: a proficient swimmer She's proficient in two languages. It takes a couple of years of regular driving before you become proficient at it.
proficiency
noun [U] uk   us   /-ən.si/
The job ad said they wanted proficiency in at least two languages.
Translations of “proficient”
in Arabic بارِع…
in Korean 숙달된…
in Malaysian cekap…
in French (très) compétent (en)…
in Turkish yeterli, usta, mahir…
in Italian esperto, competente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熟練的, 精通的…
in Russian умелый, знающий…
in Polish biegły…
in Vietnamese thành thạo…
in Spanish perito, hábil, competente…
in Portuguese proficiente, hábil…
in Thai เชี่ยวชาญ…
in German tüchtig…
in Catalan expert, competent…
in Japanese 堪能な, 秀でた…
in Indonesian ahli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 熟练的, 精通的…
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