HyperDic: competence

English > 1 sense of the word competence:
NOUNattributecompetence, competencythe quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
competence > pronunciation
Soundskaa'mpahtihns
Rhymesconvince ... wince: 11 rhymes with ihns...
English > competence: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually.
Synonymcompetency
NarrowerfitnessThe quality of being qualified
linguistic competence(linguistics) a speaker's implicit, internalized knowledge of the rules of their language (contrasted with linguistic performance)
proficiencyThe quality of having great facility and competence
BroaderabilityThe quality of being able to perform
Oppositeincompetence, incompetencylack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications
Spanishaptitud, capacidad, competencia
Catalancapacitat, competència, preparació
Adjectivescompetentproperly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient

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