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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishincompetentin‧com‧pe‧tent /ɪnˈkɒmpɪtənt $ -ˈkɑːm-/ adjective  BAD ATnot having the ability or skill to do a job properly opp competent an incompetent manager weak incompetent leadershipincompetent noun [countable]incompetently adverb
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incompetentThe parents claimed the administration and the teachers were incompetent.Some drivers are just plain incompetent.This government is totally incompetent.I was afraid my boss would discover that I was completely incompetent and justly fire me.Other hazards lurk around every corner like people jumping from bridges, swimming in dangerous areas, and incompetent boat handlers.A Limba teacher is too often believed incompetent by his Susu or Koranko students until he proves otherwise.Legislators are planning a new bill that will protect patients from incompetent doctors.It made her feel she had been incompetent in handling her affairs, and she didn't like that.But the union representing librarians countered that the culprits were incompetent management and expensive technology.Incompetent teachers should be fired.Mr Major was being attacked by Labour as innately incompetent to lead.Price was found mentally incompetent to stand trial.
From Longman Business Dictionaryincompetentin‧com‧pe‧tent /ɪnˈkɒmpətənt-ˈkɑːm-/ adjective not having the skill or ability to do a job properlyThose who are conspicuously incompetent get the sack.incompetence noun [uncountable]He was accused of medical incompetence.incompetently adverbIf lawyers perform incompetently, clients are entitled to a refund.
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