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Displaying outstanding skill, knowledge, or experience in a given field
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“He is a highly competent member of our tech team, capable of solving complex issues very effectively.”
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Acceptable and satisfactory, though not outstanding
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“The adequate acting and competent editing are enough to make the movie at least tolerable.”
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Justified by morally accepted standards
“We believe that the judge has the necessary information to make a competent decision on the matter.”
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(of a court or other body) Accepted as having the legal authority to deal with a particular matter
“The procedure of an appeal to a competent authority must precede the decision ordering expulsion.”
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(attributive to a person) Not posing any risk of harm or hurt
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Denotes the effectiveness or dominance of a particular action
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(of something inanimate or abstract) Successful in producing a desired or intended result
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Having or indicating an efficient, practical, and systematic approach to one's work or a task
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Sure-footed
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(of persons) Influential or powerful in rank, position, or status
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Able to provide for oneself independently of others
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Existing in large amounts or numbers
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Sharp, clearly defined
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