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Definition of "competency" []

  • Competence. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "competency" in a sentence
  • "They both use technology extensively, but their core competency is producing content to attract an audience and then selling display ads against that audience."
  • "Language competency is the direct result of our ability to make correct inferences – to fill in the gaps left by writers and speakers."
  • "Thomas Friedman, the New York Times columnist, recently wrote that America's core competency is its ability to attract, develop and unleash creative talent."