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  • In the latter office he was considered competent and successful and became very popular.
  • I saw myself as a professional, as a competent person doing her job.
  • During these years he established a reputation as a competent ship's captain.
  • He soon became known as the most competent of the government officials.
  • He is a more competent manager than David and has a better relationship with staff.
  • Although they receive little attention, US Army anti-aircraft systems were actually quite competent.
  • He has also helped quite a few bands when they needed a competent drummer.
  • The competent training that the volunteer men received prepared them best as possible for their duty.
  • Caregivers use language to help children become competent members of society and culture.
  • Much of the running of daily affairs was therefore in the hands of experienced and competent men.
  • Every person is competent to be a witness unless these rules provide otherwise.
  • They may also deal with issues of whether a person is legally competent to stand trial.
  • Usually, only large, powerful nations have competent blue water or deep water navies.
  • For example, one brother might be extremely well read, whereas another might be extremely competent in another area.
  • Thus, in the event of their death, their estate could pass to a competent heir.
  • As a result they are competent to address a wide variety of questions about document evidence.
  • And we never had any intent to ask anything of him if we did not feel that he was competent.
  • Competent authorities generally have the power to bind their government in specific cases.
  • A good defensive player, he had good hands with a strong arm and was competent on the double play.
  • When done by a competent engine builder the engine will perform as new.
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Words starting with competent

Meaning of competent

  • adjective Properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient
    a competent typist
  • adjective Legally qualified or sufficient
    a competent court, competent testimony