Competently



[kom-pi-tuh nt] /ˈkɒm pɪ tənt/

adjective
1.
having suitable or sufficient skill, knowledge, experience, etc., for some purpose; properly qualified:
He is perfectly competent to manage the bank branch.
2.
adequate but not exceptional.
3.
Law. (of a witness, a party to a contract, etc.) having legal , as by meeting certain minimum requirements of age, soundness of mind, or the like.
4.
Geology. (of a bed or stratum) able to undergo folding without flowage or change in thickness.
/ˈkɒmpɪtənt/
adjective
1.
having sufficient skill, knowledge, etc; capable
2.
suitable or sufficient for the purpose: a competent answer
3.
(law) (of a witness) having legal capacity; qualified to testify, etc
4.
(postpositive) foll by to. belonging as a right; appropriate
adj.

late 14c., “suitable,” from Old French competent “sufficient, appropriate, suitable,” from Latin competentem (nominative competens), present participle of competere “coincide, agree” (see compete). Meaning “able, fit” is from 1640s. Legal sense is late 15c.

competent com·pe·tent (kŏm’pĭ-tənt)
adj.

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