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Competence vs. Expertise

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Competencenoun

(uncountable) The quality or state of being competent, i.e. able or suitable for a general role.

Expertisenoun

Great skill or knowledge in a particular field or hobby.

‘The scientist has expertise in the field of nuclear fusion.’;

Competencenoun

(countable) The quality or state of being able or suitable for a particular task; the quality or state of being competent for a particular task.

Expertisenoun

Advice, or opinion, of an expert.

Competencenoun

(dated) A sustainable income.

Expertisenoun

skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge

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Competencenoun

(countable) In law, the legal authority to deal with a matter.

‘That question is out with the competence of this court and must be taken to a higher court.’;

Expertisenoun

expert skill or knowledge in a particular field

‘technical expertise’;

Competencenoun

The state of being competent; fitness; ability; adequacy; power.

‘The loan demonstrates, in regard to instrumental resources, the competency of this kingdom to the assertion of the common cause.’; ‘To make them act zealously is not in the competence of law.’;

Competencenoun

Property or means sufficient for the necessaries and conveniences of life; sufficiency without excess.

‘Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense,Lie in three words - health, peace, and competence.’; ‘Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.’;

Competencenoun

Legal capacity or qualifications; fitness; as, the competency of a witness or of a evidence.

Competencenoun

the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually, especially possession of the skill and knowledge required (for a task).

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Competencenoun

the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

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