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Competence vs. Intention

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  • Competence (noun)

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

  • Competence (noun)

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

  • Competence (noun)

    A sustainable income.

  • Competence (noun)

    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."

  • Intention (noun)

    The goal or purpose behind a specific action or set of actions.

    "The intention of this legislation is to boost the economy."

    "My intention was to marry a wealthy widow."

    "It’s easy to promise anything when you have no intention of fulfilling any of it."

  • Intention (noun)

    Tension; straining, stretching.

  • Intention (noun)

    A stretching or bending of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.

  • Intention (noun)

    The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.

  • Intention (noun)

    Any mental apprehension of an object.

  • Intention (noun)

    The process of the healing of a wound.

  • Intention (verb)

    Intend

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Competence (noun)

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

  • Competence (noun)

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

  • Competence (noun)

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

  • Competence (noun)

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

  • Intention (noun)

    A stretching or bending of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.

  • Intention (noun)

    A determination to act in a certain way or to do a certain thing; purpose; design; as, an intention to go to New York.

  • Intention (noun)

    The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.

  • Intention (noun)

    The state of being strained. See Intension.

  • Intention (noun)

    Any mental apprehension of an object.

Webster Dictionary
  • Competence (noun)

    the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

  • Intention (noun)

    an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions;

    "his intent was to provide a new translation"

    "good intentions are not enough"

    "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"

    "he made no secret of his designs"

  • Intention (noun)

    (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal;

    "his intentions are entirely honorable"

  • Intention (noun)

    an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out;

    "my intention changed once I saw her"

Princeton's WordNet

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