competence


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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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Throughout education, interest is high in exploring and understanding the ramifications of teacher competence (Roelofs & Sanders, 2007).
Keywords: Competence, teachers' competence, subject matter knowledge
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NZNO supports the simulated assessments for nurses undergoing a competence review.
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BACKGROUND Competence of nursing students prior to entry into practice has been stressed by the Institute of Medicine.
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Placing the natural person in different classes depending on the legal competence presents juridical significance from point of view of juridical documents categories that can be validly contracted in certain conditions by these classes of persons.
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The study investigated relationship between social competence and academic achievement in high and low achievers children.