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Adjective
Having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance
“Most importantly, he is also a very competent member of a trawler's crew, capable of gutting the fish fast enough to keep the packers happy.”
Adjective
Acceptable and satisfactory, though not outstanding
“The combination of glossy production, adequate acting and competent editing was enough to make Pearl Harbor or The Mummy Returns at least tolerable.”
Adjective
Being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong
“… the arbiter has all the necessary information to make a competent decision on the matter.”
Adjective
“Under Article 9 the procedure of an appeal to a competent authority must precede the decision ordering expulsion except in cases of urgency.”
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