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Competence

Competence

WordNet



noun


(1)   The quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. The ability to perform some task.
  2. Meeting specified qualifications to perform.
  3. implicit knowledge of a language’s structure.

Quotations

  • "By the year 2000, American students will leave grades four, eight, and twelve having demonstrated competency in challenging subject matter including English, mathematics, science, history, and geography...." — Bill Clinton, My Life, 2004