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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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QUALIFIED: Jonathan Wilson of Bramleys, who has completed his final assessment of professional competence for the RICS
The Ohio Dental Hygienists' Association Vice President Deborah Tennyson spoke against the Board's role proposal, stating that the ODHA believes monitoring nitrous oxide "requires the professional competence or skill demanded of a dentist or a dental hygienist" Despite the opposition of the ODHA, the role went into effect in December 2010.
Face-to-face learning is no longer the only option to either progress the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) courses or to keep up-to-date with the latest industry processes and legislation affecting subscribers, many of whom are in the world's emerging regions such as India and China.
A new CIMA professional gateway exam for ICMAB members will open a fast-track route into CIMA's strategic level exams, final tests of professional competence and, ultimately, membership.
were a deliberate circumvention of the Open Meeting Law by avoiding the presence of a quorum to discuss professional competence privately," she wrote on Dec.
Russell Doddington's teaching practice at Undy Primary School, in Caldicot, was already being monitored when he inflicted the punishment on the sick child, a professional competence hearing was told.
Howells Coaches has become approved training provider for courses linked to the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence, a new qualification for drivers entering the lorry and bus industries which they must complete in order to drive professionally.
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These standards call for the CPA to comply with standards of professional competence, due profession care, planning and supervision, and sufficient relevant data.
The Certified Property Manager of the Year award is given to a member of IREM who consistently demonstrates dedication to the industry through professional competence and commitment to excellence.
Professional competence and expertise are difficult to attain, and it is unlikely that the utilization of case-based and problem-based curricula alone are enough to ensure their attainment.
They look at professions from a sociological perspective, offer their own model of professional competence and explain how it was developed and tested, survey the plethora of learning theories that are relevant to both professional development and professional expertise, and expand the discussion beyond continuing professional development and Britain to review professional learning from a more international perspective.

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