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We found 44 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word competent:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. competent: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. competent: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. competent: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. competent: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. competent: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. competent: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Competent, competent: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. competent: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. competent: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. competent: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. competent: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. competent: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. competent: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. competent: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. competent: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. competent: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Competent: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Competent: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. competent: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. competent: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. competent, competent: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. competent: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. competent: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. competent: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. competent, competent: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. competent: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. competent: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. competent: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. competent: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. competent: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. competent: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. competent: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. competent: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. competent: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  5. competent: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  6. competent: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  7. competent: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. competent: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. competent: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. competent: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Competent: Glossary of Coal Mining Terms [home, info]
  2. competent: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (competent)

adjective:  adequate for the purpose ("A competent performance")
adjective:  properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient ("A competent typist")

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