Competency in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Competency

(obsolete) A sufficient supply (of). | (obsolete) A sustainable income. | The ability to perform some task; competence.

Short Example Sentences for Competency

  • 1. What kind of ability or competency must a person have? 🔊
  • 2. Fourth, the competency and efficiency of the teachers, their salaries, etc. 🔊

How to use Competency in Sentences?

  • 1. He can give satisfactory references as to Competency and Respectability of Family and Connexions. 🔊
  • 2. And finally the competency of testimony offered is regulated by rules of evidence fixed by law. 🔊
  • 3. Parents must be sure of the character as well as the superficial competency of those who come closest to childhood. 🔊
  • 4. But towards the end of his life he was enabled to retrieve his position, and to leave a comfortable competency to his widow. 🔊
  • 5. But two or three other points of distinction should be kept in mind as having sensible relation to the question of competency to bear witness. 🔊
  • 6. I was, that they might judge for themselves as to my competency to fill the important office for which I was a candidate. 🔊
  • 7. Many of these men, who rush so boldly onward in pursuit of wealth, were already in the enjoyment of a competency in their own part of the Country. 🔊
  • 8. Its one main street is lined with some very excellent shops, some of whose owners, report says, have made a nice little competency there. 🔊
  • 9. Those who had a comfortable competency lived very simply, only showing their wealth by their hospitality and the adornment of their house and table on festive occasions. 🔊
  • 10. Mr Kipling cannot conceal his delight in his competency to make war as nasty as Zola or Tolstoi have made it. 🔊
  • 11. Formerly it was a fatal objection against the competency of a witness who did not believe in a Deity and in a future state of rewards and punishments. 🔊
  • 12. Secondly, practically all of the skilled trades unions require candidates for membership to prove their competency or be vouched for as competent by members who have worked with them. 🔊
  • 13. Their competency had been considerably reduced by the Ordinance of Villers Cotterets of 1539, and by an edict of 1693. 🔊
  • 14. To have happiness without any money (in the present condition of society) is not what we claim, but that more happiness can be extracted from a competency than by more or less. 🔊
  • 15. An intelligent, warm-hearted man, the one purpose of his latter years was to realise such moderate competency as should place his son above the anxieties which degrade. 🔊