Meaning of proficient

pro•fi•cient

Pronunciation: (pru-fish'unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. well-advanced or competent in any art, science, or subject; skilled: a proficient swimmer.
—n.
  1. an expert.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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