Definition of competency
: competence <raised the issue of the defendant's competency to stand trial>
Examples of competency in a sentence
Critics have questioned the director's competency.
<she's proved that she has the competency to run a major company>
Origin and Etymology of competency
First Known Use: 1596
COMPETENCY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of competency for English Language Learners
: an ability or skill
Legal Definition of competency
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