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Competency synonyms

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A skill, talent, or capacity:
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  1. A skill, talent, or capacity:
  2. The quality of being suitable for or receptive to a specified treatment:
  3. The quality of being able to do something, especially the physical, mental, financial, or legal power to accomplish something.
The capacity to be used, treated, or developed for a specific purpose:
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  1. The capacity to be used, treated, or developed for a specific purpose:
  2. A talent or ability that has potential for development or use:
  3. Abilities, features, etc. not yet developed or utilized
The ability to do, make, or accomplish something; capability:
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  1. The ability to do, make, or accomplish something; capability:
  2. A legal qualification, such as age, that determines one’s ability to do something that has legal consequences (such as making a contract or getting married). Also called legal capacity.
  3. The ability to receive, hold, or absorb something:
(Linguistics) The knowledge that enables one to speak and understand a language.
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  1. (Linguistics) The knowledge that enables one to speak and understand a language.
  2. Sufficient means for a comfortable existence.
  3. The ability to do something well or efficiently.
(Obs.) The power to do; ability to perform an action
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  1. (Obs.) The power to do; ability to perform an action
  2. Power or ability to do some particular thing; special aptitude or skill
  3. A talent or natural ability for something:
Strength or power of any degree
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  1. Strength or power of any degree
  2. Great or superior strength, power, force, or vigor
  3. Physical strength:
The power or right to give commands, enforce obedience, take action, or make final decisions; jurisdiction
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  1. The power or right to give commands, enforce obedience, take action, or make final decisions; jurisdiction
  2. The authorization, permission, power, or right to act on another’s behalf and to bind them by such actions. See also agency, agent, and principal.
  3. The right or power to command, govern, or enforce obedience.
(Archaic) What a person is trained to do
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  1. (Archaic) What a person is trained to do
  2. Power or ability to do some particular thing; special aptitude or skill
  3. The teachers and instructors of a school or college, or of one of its divisions, especially those considered permanent, full-time employees.
A court’s order directing a lower court or judicial officer to perform a particular action.
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  1. A court’s order directing a lower court or judicial officer to perform a particular action.
  2. In Roman law, a commission or contract by which a person undertakes to do something for another, without recompense but with indemnity against loss
  3. An authoritative order or command, esp. a written one
What is right, or just, lawful, morally good, proper, correct, etc.
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  1. What is right, or just, lawful, morally good, proper, correct, etc.
  2. A turn in the direction of the right hand or side.
  3. (Baseball, short for) right field
(Countable) In law, the legal authority to deal with a matter.
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  1. (Countable) In law, the legal authority to deal with a matter.
  2. The ability to do something well or efficiently.
  3. (Linguistics) The knowledge that enables one to speak and understand a language.
Find another word for competency. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for competency, like: ability, capability, capacity, competence, faculty, might, authority, faculty, mandate, right and competence.