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Adjective: competent  kóm-pi-t(u)nt
  1. Properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient
    "a competent typist"
     
  2. Adequate for the purpose
    "a competent performance"
     
  3. Legally qualified or sufficient
    "a competent court"; "competent testimony"

See also: able, adequate, capable, effective, efficient, equal, qualified, skilled, workmanlike

Antonym: incompetent

Encyclopedia: Competent