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competency

[ kom-pi-tuhn-see ]
/ ˈkɒm pɪ tən si /
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noun, plural com·pe·ten·cies.

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Origin of competency

1585–95; (<Middle French ) <Medieval Latin competentia suitability, competence (Latin: proportion). See competent, -cy

OTHER WORDS FROM competency

non·com·pe·ten·cy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for competency

competency
/ (ˈkɒmpɪtənsɪ) /

noun plural -cies
law capacity to testify in a court of law; eligibility to be sworn
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