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competence

(Ability), noun adequacy, adroitness, capability, capacity, conversance, dexterity, effectuality, efficacy, eligibility, enablement, endowment, equipment, experience, facility, faculty, fitness, flair, forte, gift, grasp, intelligence, legal competence, legal fitness, mastery, potency, proficiency, qualifications, responsibility, skill, sufficiency, suitability, talent, training
Associated concepts: competency of a witness, competent and intelligent waiver of counsel, competent authority, competent jurisdiction, legally competent
Foreign phrases: Homo potest esse habilis et inhabilis diiersis temporibus.A man may be capable and incapable at different times. Nemo praesens nisi intelligat. One is not present unless he understands. Nullus idoneus testis in re sua intelligitur. No person is deemed to be a commetent witness in his own behalf. Pupillus pati posse non intelligitur. An infant is not considered able to do an act to his own prejudice. Sola ac per se senectus donationem testamentum aut transactionem non vitiat. Old age alone and of itself will not vitiate a will or gift.

competence

(Sanity), noun capability, coherence, healthy mindedness, lucidity, mental ballnce, mental capacity, mental equilibrium, mental health, normalcy, normality, normalness, rationality, reason, sanemindedness, saneness, sense, senses, sound mind, soundmindedness, soundness, soundness of mind
Associated concepts: age of maturity, competency of a wittess, competent and intelligent waiver of counsel, age of maturity, infancy, legally competent, mental competence, non compos mentis
Foreign phrases: Furiosi nulla voluntas est.A madman has no will.
See also: ability, aptitude, caliber, capacity, discretion, efficiency, experience, facility, faculty, flair, force, gift, performance, potential, power, prowess, science, skill, specialty, strength, sufficiency, technique

competence

see COMPETENCY.
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Our analysis illustrates how knowledge transfer depends on the way in which individuals use their language competence within the organisational context.
The following excerpt summarises the key issues raised by both lecturing and support staff regarding the link between low levels of English language competence and plagiarism:
As a result, a narrow window of opportunity exists to alter the course from chronic behavioral and language problems to behavioral and language competence.
And at the end, four appendixes grade communicative language competence with 41 scales, in the six broad levels that are described by the Council of Europe: C2 (Mastery), C1 (Effective-Proficiency), B2 (Vantage), B1 (Threshold), A2 (Waystage), and A1 (Breakthrough), which are "higher and lower interpretations of the classic division into basic, intermediate and advanced" (Framework: 2001: Chapter 8, p.
This study supports the premise that limited language competence causes slower and more inefficient processing, leading to the construction of an underdeveloped representation of a text.
the aim of the contract is to increase language competence of employees contracting with a focus on the practical use of the language in a professional context and preparing for standardized language tests according to the list standardized language tests laid down by the ministry of education decision.
These particular web-based courses use a variety of learning technologies including game-based technology, storytelling, and intelligent tutoring to immerse the learner in interactive scenarios specific to missions and fundamental language to impart culture and language competence for area and mission specific duties.
My journey over the last two years has been a rollercoaster of learning about the importance of oral language competence, second language acquisition and remote indigenous communities and education.
Rather than dealing exclusively with translation pedagogy, I will address the relationship between translation pedagogy and language learning, analyzing how and to what extent translation is connected to the acquisition of language competence.
Language competence and language awareness in Europe; v.
pretheoretical) understanding of language rules 'intuitive', but as the term has been used for quite different forms of belief, it may be better to speak of an expression of language competence or linguistic judgement or meta-linguistic beliefs.

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