competencia


competencia
f.
1 competition (entre personas, empresas).
la competencia the competition
hacer la competencia a alguien to compete with somebody
competencia desleal (commerce) unfair competition
2 field, province (incumbency).
no es de mi competencia it's not my responsibility
3 competence.
4 competition. (Latin American Spanish)
5 area of responsibility, terms of reference.
6 domain, scope.
7 jurisdiction, venue.
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competencia
nombre femenino
1 (rivalidad) competition, rivalry
hay una gran competencia entre los dos tenistas there's great competition between the two tennis players
2 (competidores) competitors plural, rival company
Emilio trabaja ahora para la competencia Emilio is now working for our competitors
3 (habilidad) competence, ability, proficiency
4 (incumbencia) responsibility; (jurisdicción) jurisdiction
este asunto no es de su competencia this matter is outside his jurisdiction, this matter is outside his area of responsibility
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FRASEOLOGÍA
en competencia con in competition with
hacer la competencia a to compete with, compete against
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noun f.
1) competence
2) competition
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SF
1) (=rivalidad) competition

nos enfrentamos a la competencia de los productos norteamericanos — we are faced by competition from American products

existe una fuerte competencia entre las dos empresas por el control del mercado externo — the two companies are vying for control of the foreign market, there is fierce competition between the two companies for control of the foreign market

competencia desleal — unfair competition

competencia despiadada — ruthless competition

en competencia con algn/algo — in competition with sb/sth

en competencia directa con el sector privado — in direct competition with the private sector

actúan en competencia con el estado — they are in competition with the state

hacer la competencia a algn/algo — to compete with sb/sth

dos compañías nos hacen la competencia — we have two companies to compete with

¿me quieres hacer la competencia? — are you trying to compete with me?

libre competencia — free competition

2) (=rival) competition

han conseguido hundir a la competencia — they have managed to beat the competition

ahora trabaja para la competencia — she's working for the competition now

la competencia tiene mejores ofertas — our competitors have better offers, the competition has better offers

3) (=capacidad) competence, ability

no dudo de tu competencia como abogado — I am not questioning your competence o ability as a lawyer

competencia lingüística — linguistic competence, linguistic ability

4) (=responsabilidad)

ese tema no es de mi competencia — that matter is outside my jurisdiction o my competence

esta decisión es competencia exclusiva del gobierno — this decision is the exclusive jurisdiction of the government, only the government is competent to deal with this decision

las competencias legales del Consejo de Administración — the jurisdiction o areas of competence of the Administrative Council

5) pl competencias (Pol) powers

competencias transferidas a las comunidades autónomas — powers devolved o transferred to the autonomous regions

6) LAm (Dep) competition
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femenino
1)
a) (pugna) competition, rivalry

siempre ha habido competencia entre ellos — there's always been rivalry o a lot of competition between them

hacerse la competencia — to be rivals o in competition

hacerle la competencia a alguien — to compete with somebody

la competencia es feroz — competition is fierce

b) (persona, entidad) competition

la competencia se nos adelantó — our competitors o the competition got in first

2) (de juez, tribunal) competence

es competencia del consejo — this is a matter for the council

este asunto no es de mi competencia — I have no authority o say in this matter

tienen competencias plenas en materia educativa — they have complete authority on educational issues

3)
a) (habilidad, aptitud) competence, ability
b) (Ling) competence
4) (AmL) (Dep) (certamen) competition
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= competence, competency, competition, proficiency, province, purview, joust.
Ex. In order that you should be able to perform these required skills with greater competence, selected elements of the theory of subject indexing will be included.
Ex. SLIS programmes intended to 'produce' librarians with competency in the use of IT have to be designed.
Ex. The published abstracting and indexing journal probably still retains its prominence, despite competition from its more fashionable rivals.
Ex. Factors here may be: Characteristics of the abstracting staff, such as their proficiency as abstractors, subject knowledge, and other duties demanding their time and attention.
Ex. The bibliographical control of such items is the province of in-house indexing.
Ex. This article discusses the fact that no library is able to acquire all published material within its subject purview.
Ex. The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
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* adelantarse a la competencia = get in + ahead of the field.
* bajo la competencia de = under the jurisdiction of.
* caer dentro de la competencia de = be the province of, fall within + the province of.
* competencia de precios = price competition.
* competencia lingüística = language competence.
* competencias de información = information literacy.
* competencias en información = information literacy.
* dentro de + Posesivo + competencia = within + Posesivo + jurisdiction.
* entrar bajo la competencia de = fall under + the purview of.
* entrar dentro de la competencia de = fall + under the purview of.
* entrar dentro de la competencia de Alguien = fall within + Posesivo + purview.
* estar dentro de la competencia de = be the province of.
* fomentar la competencia = cultivate + competition.
* fuera de + Posesivo + competencia = outside + Posesivo + jurisdiction.
* información sobre la competencia = business intelligence, competitive intelligence, competitor intelligence.
* mantenerse por delante de la competencia = keep + one step ahead of the game, keep + one step ahead of the competition.
* política de competencias = competition policy.
* por delante de la competencia = ahead of the game.
* Tribunal de Defensa de la Competencia = Office of Fair Trade.
* ventaja sobre la competencia = competitive edge, competitive advantage.
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femenino
1)
a) (pugna) competition, rivalry

siempre ha habido competencia entre ellos — there's always been rivalry o a lot of competition between them

hacerse la competencia — to be rivals o in competition

hacerle la competencia a alguien — to compete with somebody

la competencia es feroz — competition is fierce

b) (persona, entidad) competition

la competencia se nos adelantó — our competitors o the competition got in first

2) (de juez, tribunal) competence

es competencia del consejo — this is a matter for the council

este asunto no es de mi competencia — I have no authority o say in this matter

tienen competencias plenas en materia educativa — they have complete authority on educational issues

3)
a) (habilidad, aptitud) competence, ability
b) (Ling) competence
4) (AmL) (Dep) (certamen) competition
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= competence, competency, competition, proficiency, province, purview, joust.

Ex: In order that you should be able to perform these required skills with greater competence, selected elements of the theory of subject indexing will be included.

Ex: SLIS programmes intended to 'produce' librarians with competency in the use of IT have to be designed.
Ex: The published abstracting and indexing journal probably still retains its prominence, despite competition from its more fashionable rivals.
Ex: Factors here may be: Characteristics of the abstracting staff, such as their proficiency as abstractors, subject knowledge, and other duties demanding their time and attention.
Ex: The bibliographical control of such items is the province of in-house indexing.
Ex: This article discusses the fact that no library is able to acquire all published material within its subject purview.
Ex: The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
* adelantarse a la competencia = get in + ahead of the field.
* bajo la competencia de = under the jurisdiction of.
* caer dentro de la competencia de = be the province of, fall within + the province of.
* competencia de precios = price competition.
* competencia lingüística = language competence.
* competencias de información = information literacy.
* competencias en información = information literacy.
* dentro de + Posesivo + competencia = within + Posesivo + jurisdiction.
* entrar bajo la competencia de = fall under + the purview of.
* entrar dentro de la competencia de = fall + under the purview of.
* entrar dentro de la competencia de Alguien = fall within + Posesivo + purview.
* estar dentro de la competencia de = be the province of.
* fomentar la competencia = cultivate + competition.
* fuera de + Posesivo + competencia = outside + Posesivo + jurisdiction.
* información sobre la competencia = business intelligence, competitive intelligence, competitor intelligence.
* mantenerse por delante de la competencia = keep + one step ahead of the game, keep + one step ahead of the competition.
* política de competencias = competition policy.
* por delante de la competencia = ahead of the game.
* Tribunal de Defensa de la Competencia = Office of Fair Trade.
* ventaja sobre la competencia = competitive edge, competitive advantage.

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competencia
feminine
A
1 (pugna) competition, rivalry
siempre ha habido competencia entre ellos there's always been rivalry o a lot of competition between them
las dos compañías se hacen la competencia the two companies are rivals o are in competition
has sacado muy malas notas, ¿le estás haciendo la competencia a tu hermano? (iró); you got very low grades, are you trying to compete with your brother? (iro)
competencia desleal unfair competition
en ese campo la competencia es feroz competition is fierce in that field
2
(persona, entidad): la competencia se nos adelantó our competitors o the competition got in first
se fue a trabajar para la competencia he went to work for the opposition o for one of our competitors o for a rival company
Compuesto:
competencia desleal
unfair competition
B
(incumbencia, poder): no aceptó que el tribunal tuviera competencia para fallar he did not accept the court's competence to pass judgment o the court's authority o the court's jurisdiction
es competencia directa del consejo the council has direct responsibility for it o is directly responsible for it
este asunto no es de mi competencia I have no authority o say in this matter, this matter is outside my jurisdiction o my competence o my area of responsibility
tienen competencias plenas en materia educativa they have complete authority on o absolute power regarding educational issues
C
1 (habilidad, aptitud) competence, ability
no dudo de su competencia como profesional I have no doubts about his professional competence
2 (Ling) competence
D (AmL) (Dep) (certamen) competition
Compuestos:
competencia de atletismo
track and field meet (AmE), athletics meeting (BrE)
competencia de atletismo en or de pista
track meet (AmE), track events competition (BrE)
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competencia sustantivo femenino
1
a) (pugna) competition, rivalry;

hacerse la competencia to be rivals o in competition;

hacerle la competencia a algn to compete with sb
b) (persona, entidad) competition;

la competencia se nos adelantó the competition got in first

c) (AmL) (certamen) competition

2
a) (de juez, tribunal) competence;

este asunto no es de mi competencia I have no authority o say in this matter

b) (habilidad, aptitud) competence, ability;

falta de competencia incompetence

competencia sustantivo femenino
1 (entre competidores) competition
2 (responsabilidad) field, province: no es asunto de tu competencia, it's not up to you
3 (capacidad, aptitud) competence
'competencia' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
circunscribirse
- poner
- solvencia
- altura
- autoridad
- capacidad
- puntaje
English:
competence
- competition
- cutthroat
- dog-eat-dog
- keen
- opposition
- photo finish
- proficiency
- publicity
- unfair competition
- brief
- contest
- couple
- dog
- high
- muscle
- province
- rivalry
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competencia nf
1. [entre personas, empresas] competition;
hay mucha competencia por conseguir ese contrato there's a lot of competition for that contract;
hacer la competencia a alguien to compete with sb
Comp
Com competencia desleal unfair competition
2. [persona, empresa]
la competencia the competition;
trabaja para la competencia he works for the competition
3. [incumbencia] field, province;
no es de mi competencia it's not my responsibility;
ese asunto es competencia de la policía that is a matter for the police;
los casos de terrorismo no son competencia de ese tribunal that court is not responsible for dealing with terrorism cases
4. [atribuciones]
competencias powers;
tienen competencias en materia de educación they have authority over educational matters
5. [aptitud] competence, ability;
un profesional de una gran competencia a very able o competent professional
6. Ling competence
Comp
competencia comunicativa communicative competence;
competencia lingüística linguistic competence
7. Am [deportiva] competition
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competencia
f
1 (habilidad) competence
2 entre rivales competition;
hacer la competencia a alguien/algo compete with s.o./sth
3 (incumbencia) area of responsibility, competency;
eso no es de mi competencia that’s not my department
4 L.Am.
DEP competition
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competencia nf
1) : competition, rivalry
2) : competence
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competencia n
1. (rivalidad) competition
hay mucha competencia there's a lot of competition
2. (competidores) competitors / rival company
se fue a trabajar para la competencia he went to work for a rival company
3. (capacidad) ability
ha demostrado su competencia she's proved her ability
4. (responsabilidad) responsibility
es competencia del Estado the state is responsible for it

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