competence

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒmpɪtəns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑmpɪtəns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kompi təns)


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competence

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [staff, worker, employee, student] competence
  2. [high, low, poor, excellent] [staff] competence
  3. a course to improve [staff] competence
  4. [linguistic, communicative, social, core] competence
  5. a [reputation for, commitment to] competence
  6. competence in [using, managing, speaking, writing, communicating, expressing]
  7. [showed, displayed, had] varying [degrees, levels] of competence
  8. good competence as an [accountant, engineer, architect]
  9. the [legal, court's] competence to [cover, amend, nullify, cancel]
  10. do not [trust, have faith in] the [court's, police's] competence (to)
n as adj
  1. competence [tests, development, frameworks]
  2. [take, design] a competence test
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