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nonproficiency

[ non-pruh-fish-uhn-see ]
/ ˌnɒn prəˈfɪʃ ən si /
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noun
absence or lack of proficiency.
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Origin of nonproficiency

First recorded in 1585–95; non- + proficiency

OTHER WORDS FROM nonproficiency

non·pro·fi·cient, adjective
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