core competency

Main Entry:  core competency
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a defined level of expertise that is essential or fundamental to a particular job; the primary area of expertise; specialty; the expertise that allows an organization or individual to beat its competitors
Example:  A core competency is fundamental knowledge, ability, or expertise in a specific subject area or skill set.
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