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incompetence

noun [U]
 
 
/ɪnˈkɒmpɪtəns/
lack of the ability, skill, or knowledge that is needed to do a job or perform an action correctly or to a satisfactory standard: to demonstrate/expose/reveal incompetencegross/sheer/utter incompetence An audit reveals areas of gross incompetence and the mismanagement of the business. administrative/bureaucratic/managerial incompetence
Translations of “incompetence”
in Korean 무능…
in Arabic عَجْز, نَقْص, عَدَم كَفاءة…
in Portuguese incompetência, incapacidade, inépcia…
in Catalan incompetència…
in Japanese 無能…
in Italian incompetenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無能力, 不勝任,不稱職…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无能力, 不胜任,不称职…
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