competence : Definition, Synonyms, Usage in Word Games & More



  • The quality or state of being competent, i.e. able or suitable for a general role.
  • The quality or state of being able or suitable for a particular task; the quality or state of being competent for a particular task.
  • The system of linguistic knowledge possessed by native speakers of a language, as opposed to its actual use in concrete situations (performance), cf. :w:linguistic competence.
  • A sustainable income.
  • The legal authority to deal with a matter.
  • The degree to which a rock is resistant to deformation or flow.

Length of Word competence

The length of the word "competence" is 10 letters. Also check more 10 letter words and 10 Letter words starting with c.

Word Games

Is competence a Valid Scrabble Word?

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Is competence a Valid Word for Words with Friends?

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Is competence a Valid Wordle Word?

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Unscramble of word competence

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