Associations to the word «Competence»

Wiktionary

COMPETENCE, noun. (uncountable) The quality or state of being competent, i.e. able or suitable for a general role.
COMPETENCE, noun. (countable) The quality or state of being able or suitable for a particular task; the quality or state of being competent for a particular task.
COMPETENCE, noun. A sustainable income.
COMPETENCE, noun. (countable) In law, the legal authority to deal with a matter.

Dictionary definition

COMPETENCE, noun. The quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually.

Wise words

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
John Adams