Proficience
Proficience Pro*fi"cience, Proficiency Pro*fi"cien*cy, n. The quality of state of being proficient; advance in the acquisition of any art, science, or knowledge; progression in knowledge; improvement; adeptness; as, to acquire proficiency in music. [1913 Webster]

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