incompetence

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in·com·pe·tence

 (ĭn-kŏm′pĭ-təns)
n.
The quality or state of being incompetent.
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in•com•pe•tence

(ɪnˈkɒm pɪ təns)

also in•com′pe•ten•cy,



n.
the quality or state of being incompetent.
[1655–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incompetence - lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualificationsincompetence - lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications
inability, unfitness - lacking the power to perform
competence, competency - the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
2.incompetence - inability of a part or organ to function properly
hypogonadism - incompetence of the gonads (especially in the male with low testosterone); results in deficient development of secondary sex characteristics and (in prepubertal males) a body with long legs and a short trunk
valvular incompetence - inability of a bodily valve to close completely
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incompetence

noun ineptitude, inability, inadequacy, incapacity, ineffectiveness, uselessness, insufficiency, ineptness, incompetency, unfitness, incapability, skill-lessness The incompetence of government officials is appalling.
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incompetence

noun
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Translations
عَدَم كَفاءَه، قُصور، عَجْز عن
nezpůsobilost
inkompetanceuduelighed
hozzáértés hiánya
vanhæfni
yetersizlik

incompetence

[ɪnˈkɒmpɪtəns] N
1.incompetencia f
he was fired for incompetencelo despidieron por incompetente
see also gross A1
2. (Jur) → incapacidad f
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incompetence

[ɪnˈkɒmpɪtəns] n [worker, official] → incompétence f, incapacité f
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incompetence

, incompetency
n
Unfähigkeit f; (for job) → Untauglichkeit f
(Jur) → Unzuständigkeit f, → Inkompetenz f
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incompetence

[ɪnˈkɒmpɪtns] nincompetenza
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incompetent

(inˈkompitənt) adjective
not good enough at doing a job etc. a very incompetent mechanic.
inˈcompetence noun
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incompetence

n incompetencia; cervical — incompetencia cervical
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At least five men with(http://www.ibtimes.com/why-do-states-keep-trying-execute-mentally-ill-prisoners-887014) recorded histories of mental incompetence have faced execution in the last year, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.