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"proficient" in British English

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proficientadjective

uk   /prəˈfɪʃ.ənt/  us   /prəˈfɪʃ.ənt/
proficiency
noun [U] uk   /prəˈfɪʃ.ən.si/  us   /prəˈfɪʃ.ən.si/
The ​job ad said they ​wanted proficiency in at least two ​languages.
(Definition of proficient from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"proficient" in American English

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proficientadjective

 us   /prəˈfɪʃ·ənt/
skilled and ​experienced: a proficient ​swimmer He ​studied Chinese and ​became proficient in the ​language.
proficiency
noun [U]  us   /prəˈfɪʃ·ən·si/
Morgan has ​great proficiency as a ​jazz saxophonist.
(Definition of proficient from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"proficient" in Business English

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proficientadjective

uk   us   /prəˈfɪʃənt/
very ​skilled and ​experienced at something: proficient at sth/doing sth Consumers have become more proficient at ​shoppingonline.proficient in sth The ​government will ​helpsmallbusinesses become proficient in the ​technologies they need to ​compete in the ​digitalmarketplace.
(Definition of proficient from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proficient”
in Korean 숙달된…
in Arabic بارِع…
in Malaysian cekap…
in French (très) compétent (en)…
in Russian умелый, знающий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熟練的, 精通的…
in Italian esperto, competente…
in Turkish yeterli, usta, mahir…
in Polish biegły…
in Spanish perito, hábil, competente…
in Vietnamese thành thạo…
in Portuguese proficiente, hábil…
in Thai เชี่ยวชาญ…
in German tüchtig…
in Catalan expert, competent…
in Japanese 堪能な, 秀でた…
in Chinese (Simplified) 熟练的, 精通的…
in Indonesian ahli…
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