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proficient

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adjective
  • well-advanced or competent in any art, science, or subject; skilled: a proficient swimmer [Webster]
  • having or marked by an advanced degree of competence, as in an art, vocation, profession, or branch of learning [Taisha]
noun
  • an expert [Webster]

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