incompetence Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"incompetence" in British English

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incompetencenoun [U]

uk   /ɪnˈkɒm.pɪ.təns/  us   /-ˈkɑːm.pə.t̬əns/
lack of ​ability to do something ​successfully or as it should be done: Management have ​demonstratedalmostunbelievable incompetence in ​theirhandling of the ​dispute. allegations/​accusations of incompetence
(Definition of incompetence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incompetence" in Business English

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incompetencenoun [U]

uk   us   /ɪnˈkɒmpɪtəns/
lack of the ​ability, ​skill, or ​knowledge that is needed to do a ​job or ​perform an ​action correctly or to a ​satisfactorystandard: 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
(Definition of incompetence from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “incompetence”
in Arabic عَجْز, نَقْص, عَدَم كَفاءة…
in Korean 무능…
in Portuguese incompetência, incapacidade, inépcia…
in Catalan incompetència…
in Japanese 無能…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无能力, 不胜任,不称职…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無能力, 不勝任,不稱職…
in Italian incompetenza…
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