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Proficient vs. Advanced

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Proficientadjective

Good at something; skilled; fluent; practiced, especially in relation to a task or skill.

‘He was a proficient writer with an interest in human nature.’;

Advancedverb

simple past tense and past participle of advance

Proficientnoun

An expert.

Advancedadjective

At or close to the state of the art.

Proficientnoun

One who has made considerable advances in any business, art, science, or branch of learning; an expert; an adept; as, proficient in a trade; a proficient in mathematics, music, etc.

Advancedadjective

Enhanced.

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Proficientadjective

Well advanced in any branch of knowledge or skill; possessed of considerable acquirements; well-skilled; versed; adept,

Advancedadjective

Having moved forward in time or space (e.g. advanced ignition timing).

Proficientadjective

having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;

‘adept in handicrafts’; ‘an adept juggler’; ‘an expert job’; ‘a good mechanic’; ‘a practiced marksman’; ‘a proficient engineer’; ‘a lesser-known but no less skillful composer’; ‘the effect was achieved by skillful retouching’;

Advancedadjective

In a late stage of development; greatly developed beyond an initial stage.

Proficientadjective

competent or skilled in doing or using something

‘I was proficient at my job’; ‘she felt reasonably proficient in Italian’;

Advancedadjective

(phonetics) Pronounced farther to the front of the vocal tract.

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Proficientnoun

a person who is proficient

‘he became a proficient in Latin and Greek’;

Advancedadjective

(Philippine English) Indicating a time ahead of the correct time.

Advancedadjective

In the van or front.

Advancedadjective

In the front or before others, as regards progress or ideas; as, advanced opinions, advanced thinkers.

Advancedadjective

Far on in life or time.

‘A gentleman advanced in years, with a hard experience written in his wrinkles.’;

Advancedadjective

farther along in physical or mental development;

‘the child's skeletal age was classified as `advanced'’; ‘children in the advanced classes in elementary school read far above grade average’;

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Advancedadjective

comparatively late in a course of development;

‘the illness had reached an advanced stage’; ‘an advanced state of exhaustion’;

Advancedadjective

ahead of the times;

‘the advanced teaching methods’; ‘had advanced views on the subject’; ‘a forward-looking corporation’; ‘is British industry innovative enough?’;

Advancedadjective

at a higher level in training or knowledge or skill;

‘an advanced degree’; ‘an advanced text in physics’; ‘special seminars for small groups of advanced students at the University’;

Advancedadjective

ahead in development; complex or intricate;

‘advanced technology’; ‘a sophisticated electronic control system’;

Advancedadjective

far along in time;

‘a man of advanced age’; ‘advanced in years’; ‘a ripe old age’; ‘the ripe age of 90’;

Advancedadjective

(of societies) highly developed especially in technology or industry;

‘advanced societies’; ‘an advanced country technologically’;

Advancedadjective

situated ahead or going before;

‘an advance party’; ‘at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies’;

Advancedadjective

far on or ahead in development or progress

‘negotiations are at an advanced stage’;

Advancedadjective

new and not yet generally accepted

‘his advanced views made him unpopular’;

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