Definition of proficiently in US English:

proficiently

adverb

  • See proficient

    • ‘He plays the guitar, he plays bass very proficiently, he's a great producer.’
    • ‘Seventy-six percent of the district's fourth-graders tested below grade level in math, and only 10 percent read proficiently.’
    • ‘In this era of liberalisation and privatisation, sport is an important instrument that needs to be professionally and proficiently marketed.’
    • ‘However, I knew how to shoot a gun very proficiently.’
    • ‘It doesn't take you a year to learn to hurdle, but it does take you a year to learn how to race at it proficiently enough to be successful.’

Pronunciation

proficiently

/prəˈfiSH(ə)ntlē//prəˈfɪʃ(ə)ntli/