What does competency mean?

Definitions for competency
ˈkɒm pɪ tən sicom·pe·ten·cy

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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).

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

Wiktionary

  1. competency(Noun)

    A sufficient supply (of).

    Etymology: From competentia.

  2. competency(Noun)

    A sustainable income

    Etymology: From competentia.

  3. competency(Noun)

    The ability to perform some task; competence.

    Etymology: From competentia.

  4. competency(Noun)

    Meeting specified qualifications to perform.

    Etymology: From competentia.

  5. competency(Noun)

    implicit knowledge of a language's structure.

    Etymology: From competentia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Competency(noun)

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

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

  2. Competency(noun)

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

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

  3. Competency(noun)

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

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

  4. Competency(noun)

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

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

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How to say competency in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of competency in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of competency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of competency in a Sentence

  1. Philip Okafor:

    Our underlying hypothesis is that hospitals and providers that treat more minority patients have higher levels of cultural competency.

  2. Judge Andre Bouchard on Wednesday:

    There are underlying issues of competency that might be relevant, i have some skepticism this can be resolved on this motion ... the underlying issue of competency might be relevant, but that is playing out elsewhere and I won’t weigh in.

  3. Brenda Daly:

    He acted out, he insulted everyone he could possibly insult in the courtroom. It raised doubts about his competency.

  4. Gina Duncan:

    Equality Florida's important to determine how we can get at the root cause of this and what is putting our community in harms way, we definitely saw a gap in the cultural competency of law enforcement. Work with the community has improved matters, but there's still much work to be done.

  5. Dan Morgan:

    If you're losing as much money as Uber, it makes sense to leave those businesses to other companies who have the competency.

Images & Illustrations of competency

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