Definition of “incompetence” - English Dictionary

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“incompetence” in Business English

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incompetencenoun [ U ]

uk /ɪnˈkɒmpɪtəns/ us

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 incompetence
gross/sheer/utter incompetence An audit reveals areas of gross incompetence and the mismanagement of the business.

(Definition of “incompetence” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)