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noun com·pe·tence \ˈkäm-pət-ən(t)s\

Definition of COMPETENCE

:  the quality or state of being functionally adequate <drugs that improve the competence of a failing heart>: as a :  the properties of an embryonic field that enable it to respond in a characteristic manner to an organizer b :  readiness of bacteria to undergo genetic transformation
March 31, 2015
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