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Competence vs. Performance

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Competencenoun

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

Performancenoun

The act of performing; carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action.

‘the performance of an undertaking or a duty’;

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.

Performancenoun

That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a deed; an act; a feat; especially, an action of an elaborate or public character.

Competencenoun

(dated) A sustainable income.

Performancenoun

(arts) A live show or concert.

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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.’;

Performancenoun

The amount of useful work accomplished estimated in terms of time needed, resources used, etc.

‘Better performance means more work accomplished in shorter time and/or using fewer resources.’;

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.’;

Performancenoun

The act of performing; the carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action; as, the performance of an undertaking of a duty.

‘Promises are not binding where the performance is impossible.’;

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.’;

Performancenoun

That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a deed; an act; a feat; esp., an action of an elaborate or public character.

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Competencenoun

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

Performancenoun

a dramatic or musical entertainment;

‘they listened to ten different performances’; ‘the play ran for 100 performances’; ‘the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity’;

Competencenoun

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

Performancenoun

the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it;

‘they criticised his performance as mayor’; ‘experience generally improves performance’;

Competencenoun

the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

Performancenoun

the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment;

‘we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal’; ‘an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto’;

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Performancenoun

process or manner of functioning or operating;

‘the power of its engine determine its operation’; ‘the plane's operation in high winds’; ‘they compared the cooking performance of each oven’; ‘the jet's performance conformed to high standards’;

Performancenoun

any recognized accomplishment;

‘they admired his performance under stress’; ‘when Roger Maris powered four home runs in one game his performance merits awe’;

Performance

A performance is an act of staging or presenting a play, concert, or other form of entertainment. It is also defined as the action or process of carrying out or accomplishing an action, task, or function.

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