competent competent  /ˈkɑm pə tɪnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient
  2. (adj) adequate for the purpose
  3. (adj) legally qualified or sufficient

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News

  1. Ex-trucker ruled competent for Iowa murder trial

    A September trial has been scheduled for a former trucker who's been ruled mentally competent for a murder trial in Des Moines.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WKBT La Crosse

  2. Ex-trucker ruled competent for Iowa murder trial - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A September trial has been scheduled for a former trucker who's been ruled mentally competent for a murder trial in Des Moines.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WOI-TV Des Moines

  3. Trucker found competent for murder trial

    A former trucker accused of killing two men during a dispute at the trucking company's office last year has now been declared mentally competent and faces a murder trial this fall.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

Quotes

  1. The way McCain sees it, "any confident, competent country and its government should embrace competition ...... not hide from our competitors and cheat our consumers and workers."
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: John McCain Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Drogba told French newspaper L'Equipe: "Benitez was a manager I respected a lot. He has really disappointed me. Until now, I found him very competent and also classy. A top boss would never go so low to attack a player."
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Didier Drogba Source: BBC News

  3. "He's been a big part of our success here the last seven years," Thorn said. "He's a wonderful guy. Very competent. I'm sure he'll do a great job there."
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: Rod Thorn Source: San Jose Mercury News

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