Synonyms of competence in English:

competence


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noun

1‘this area of research is beyond my technical competence’

SYNONYMS
capability, ability, competency, capacity, proficiency, accomplishment, adeptness, adroitness, knowledge, expertise, expertness, skill, skilfulness, prowess, mastery, resources, faculties, facilities, talent, bent, aptitude, artistry, virtuosity
informal savvy, know-how
ANTONYMS

incompetence

2‘doubts arose over the competence of the system’

SYNONYMS
adequacy, appropriateness, suitability, fitness
effectiveness, efficacy, productiveness
value, worth, merit
ANTONYMS

inadequacy

3‘these matters fall within the competence of the church courts’

SYNONYMS
authority, power, control, jurisdiction, ambit, scope, remit