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incompetence

noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈkɒm.pɪ.təns/  us   /-ˈkɑːm.pə.t̬əns/
lack of ability to do something successfully or as it should be done: Management have demonstrated almost unbelievable incompetence in their handling of the dispute. allegations/accusations of 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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