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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

com•pe•tentˈkɒm pɪ tənt(adj.)

  1. having suitable or sufficient skill, knowledge, experience, etc., for some purpose.

  2. adequate but not exceptional.

  3. (esp. of a witness) qualified as to age, soundness of mind, or the like.

    Category: Law

Origin of competent:

1350–1400; ME (< AF) < L competent-, s. of competēns, prp. of competere to meet, agree


Princeton's WordNet

  1. competently, aptly, ably, capably(adverb)

    with competence; in a competent capable manner

    "they worked competently"


  1. competently(Adverb)

    In a competent manner.

  2. Origin: competent + -ly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Competently(adverb)

    in a competent manner; adequately; suitably

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