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English definition of “incompetent”

incompetent

adjective     /ɪnˈkɒm.pɪ.tənt/ US  /-ˈkɑːm.pə.t̬ənt/
not having the ability to do something as it should be done: an incompetent teacher/doctor He has described the government as corrupt and incompetent.Inability and awkwardness incompetently     /-li/ adverb Inability and awkwardness
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