Definitions for competencyˈkɒm pɪ tən si

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

com•pe•ten•cyˈkɒm pɪ tən si(n.)(pl.)-cies.

  1. competence.

    Category: Law

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. competence, competency(noun)

    the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually


  1. competency(Noun)

    A sufficient supply (of).

  2. competency(Noun)

    A sustainable income

  3. competency(Noun)

    The ability to perform some task; competence.

  4. competency(Noun)

    Meeting specified qualifications to perform.

  5. competency(Noun)

    implicit knowledge of a languageu2019s structure.

  6. Origin: From competentia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Competency(noun)

    the state of being competent; fitness; ability; adequacy; power

  2. Competency(noun)

    property or means sufficient for the necessaries and conveniences of life; sufficiency without excess

  3. Competency(noun)

    legal capacity or qualifications; fitness; as, the competency of a witness or of a evidence

  4. Competency(noun)

    right or authority; legal power or capacity to take cognizance of a cause; as, the competence of a judge or court

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