Usage examples for competence

  1. The causes of disease are clear and simple, the sick person is rarely a victim of circumstance and the cure is obvious and within the competence of a moderately intelligent sick person themselves to understand and help administer. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  2. We presume that they admit that all events are not equally important, and that they are laws of perspective applicable to historical pictures, but that they doubt Spencer's competence especially after that sentence of his regarding Greece and Rome- to act as judge of what is important or in proportion. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson