View definitions for competency


noun as in ability


Discover More

Example Sentences

It’s just that “tech” has moved from being an industry to being a competency… of pretty much any successful business today.

From Fortune

I am still surprised by how many organizations still don’t have a reskilling competency, and I’m hopeful this moment will change that.

From Fortune

To get ahead of that chilling trend, “organizations need to commit to reskilling as a competency,” said panelist Liz Hilton Segel of consulting firm McKinsey.

From Fortune

The opportunity is that, even if an e-commerce business is seen as a “tech” play, that is not often its core competency.

They then try to find a local provider who has experience dealing with trauma, is bilingual and has the cultural competency to work with immigrant families.

Legal experts say trying children as adults is not only bad policy, but it raises serious competency and due process issues.

A system to ensure that providers have a baseline competency in the areas where they choose to practice makes sense to me.

Many other factors would come into play, including the competency and platforms of her opponents, both Democrat and Republican.

It is certain beyond question that whatever tactical tasks those troops are given will be executed with great competency.

“They tried to question her competency and she was like that for years and years,” he said.

Even in the present inquiry there can be no reasonable doubt of their competency to give us testimony.

Hundreds of families were burned out, and reduced from opulence, or at least competency, to penury.

Still, taking our officers in the aggregate, we believe that they are far below the standard even of respectable competency.

The undoubted competency of each reaches even to the paralysis or destruction of the rest.

Indeed, the physical competency attained in athletic games has its reaction upon every mental condition.

Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for block?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to competency, such as: aptitude, capability, competence, expertise, proficiency, and skill.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.