Definitions for competencyˈkɒm pɪ tən si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. competence, competency(noun)

    the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

GCIDE

  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.]

Wiktionary

  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

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


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