The ability to do something successfully or efficiently.
The word competence comes from the latin word "competentia" which means "fitness, suitability".
- The company was looking for candidates with competence in project management.
- She demonstrated her competence in the field of medicine.
- His competence in the language was impressive.
- The competence of the team was key to the success of the project.
- The competence of the pilot was obvious from the smooth landing.