Select the most appropriate synonym for the word given below:
'Competence' is a noun which means 'Ability, Proficiency or Talent'. Option C - 'Ability' is a noun which means 'Capability, Capacity or Talent', which is similar to the meaning of the given word 'Competence'.
On the other hand, Option A - 'Fluency' is a noun which means 'Smoothness, Naturalness or Gracefulness', Option B - 'Competition' is a noun which means 'Rivalry, Conflict or Contest', Option D - 'Compensation' is a noun which means 'Remuneration, Reimbursement or Payment', none of which convey similar meanings as of the given word.
Therefore, the appropriate synonym of the given word 'Competence' is Option C - Ability.