competence


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physical, mental, financial, or legal power to perform

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the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually

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YOUR competence and MY wealth are very much alike, I dare say; and without them, as the world goes now, we shall both agree that every kind of external comfort must be wanting.
He would conceive the mansion to have been the residence of the stubborn old Puritan, Integrity, who, dying in some forgotten generation, had left a blessing in all its rooms and chambers, the efficacy of which was to be seen in the religion, honesty, moderate competence, or upright poverty and solid happiness, of his descendants, to this day.
He followed his business industriously for many years, acquired a competence, and in the latter part of his life attained to a dignified station in the church, being remembered in records and traditions as Deacon Drowne, the carver.
Casaubon had been slow and hesitating, oppressed in the plan of transmitting his work, as he had been in executing it, by the sense of moving heavily in a dim and clogging medium: distrust of Dorothea's competence to arrange what he had prepared was subdued only by distrust of any other redactor.
Excellent men, who had been forced all their lives to spell on an impromptu-phonetic system, and having carried on a successful business in spite of this disadvantage, had acquired money enough to give their sons a better start in life than they had had themselves, must necessarily take their chance as to the conscience and the competence of the schoolmaster whose circular fell in their way, and appeared to promise so much more than they would ever have thought of asking for, including the return of linen, fork, and spoon.
He was a patentee of the Openshaw unbreakable tire, and his business met with such success that he was able to sell it and to retire upon a handsome competence.
I had half a mind to save my dignity by telling him that if it was my seamanship he was alluding to I wanted him to understand that a fellow who had survived being turned inside out for an hour and a half by Captain R- was equal to any demand his old ship was likely to make on his competence.
This collection identifies competence categorization questions not resolved completely by Lisbon Treaty (Articles 2-6 TFEU) changes to the European Union competence arrangement designed to make the division of competences between the EU and its member states clearer and more effective at containing European integration.
Contract notice: Contract on material development and competence development for early prevention of radicalization and social control in daycare, Leisure time, Elementary school and youth education.
More specifically, this exploratory research analyzed the relationship between perceived competence and commitment to remain teaching agriculture.
An irresistible shift of global power renders awareness about global competence ever more important.
The study was aimed to examine the competence of public sector Elementary School Teachers (ESTs) with respect to their Subject Matter Knowledge (SMK).
Discussions of emotional competence are increasingly evident in nursing literature (Heckemann, Schols, & Halfens, 2015; Keefer, 2015; Powell, Mabry, & Mixer, 2015; Showry & Manasa, 2014; Waite & McKinney, 2016).
Dental hygienists enter the profession with a commitment to lifelong learning in order to maintain competence in an evolving health care system.
The aim of the present study was twofold: First, it explored the predictive relationship of character strength and learned optimism with social competence among university students.