how to pronounce competent

kɑːmpətɪnt

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“… you'd expect it's you know competent but …”

meanings of competent

adjective:

  1. Resistant to deformation or flow.
  2. Permeable to foreign DNA.
  3. Adequate for the purpose.
  4. Having jurisdiction or authority over a particular issue or question.
  5. Having sufficient skill, knowledge, ability, or qualifications.

words with pronunciation similar to competent

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