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English definition of “incompetent”


adjective     /ɪnˈkɒmpɪtənt/
lacking the skills or knowledge to do a job or perform an action correctly or to a satisfactory standard: Her performance was deemed grossly incompetent, so she was fired. utterly/completely/hopelessly incompetent Incompetent handling of the contract left us exposed for millions in unexpected insurance obligations.
incompetently adverb
(Definition of incompetent adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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