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a modest competence

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  • competence — /kom pi teuhns/, n. 1. the quality of being competent; adequacy; possession of required skill, knowledge, qualification, or capacity: He hired her because of her competence as an accountant. 2. sufficiency; a sufficient quantity. 3. an income… …   Universalium

  • competence — com•pe•tence [[t]ˈkɒm pɪ təns[/t]] n. 1) the quality of being competent 2) an income sufficient to furnish the necessities and modest comforts of life 3) dvl the sum total of possible developmental responses of any group of blastemic cells under… …   From formal English to slang

  • Statius — Publius Papinius Statius (ca. 45 96) was a Roman poet of the Silver Age of Latin literature, born in Naples, Italy. Besides his poetry, he is best known for his appearance as a major character in the Purgatory section of Dante s epic poem The… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Anthony Proctor — Infobox Scientist name = Richard Anthony Proctor box width = image width = 210px caption = Richard Anthony Proctor birth date = March 23 1837 birth place = Chelsea, London death date = September 12 1888 death place = New York, New York residence …   Wikipedia

  • SAINTE-BEUVE, CHARLES AUGUSTIN —    the greatest of French literary critics, born at Boulogne sur Mer; adopted medicine as a profession in deference to the wishes of his widowed mother, and for some years studied at Paris, but even as a student had begun his career as a literary …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Walton, Izaak — (1593 1683)    Biographer, and author of The Compleat Angler, s. of a yeoman, was b. at Stafford. Of his earlier years little is known. He carried on business as a hosier in London, in which he made a modest competence, which enabled him to… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

  • education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …   Universalium

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium


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