Definitions for competencyˈkɒm pɪ tən si

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  1. competence, competency(noun)

    the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

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  1. Competency(n.)

    the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually, especially possession of the skill and knowledge required (for a task).

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. comptence, from L. competentia agreement.]

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

  5. Origin: [Cf. F. comptence, from L. competentia agreement.]


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