Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Competence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sufficient supply (of).
  • n. A sustainable income
  • n. The ability to perform some task; competence.
  • n. Meeting specified qualifications to perform.
  • n. implicit knowledge of a language’s structure.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

Etymologies

From Latin competentia. (Wiktionary)

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