competent: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kom'pi-tunt), [key]
- having suitable or sufficient skill, knowledge, experience, etc., for some purpose; properly qualified: He is perfectly competent to manage the bank branch.
- adequate but not exceptional.
- (of a witness, a party to a contract, etc.) having legal competence.
- (of a bed or stratum) able to undergo folding without flowage or change in thickness.
- competent (Thesaurus)