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American English: /ɪnˈkɑmpədənt/
British English: /ɪnˈkɒmpɪt(ə)nt/

Translation of incompetent in Spanish:


  • 1 (inept)
    Example sentences
    • This crew appears to be so power-hungry, and so incompetent in carrying out their radical programs, that only disaster will result if they gain a second term.
    • Not necessarily incompetent, they are opportunists who seize the chance to make lots of money for doing relatively little work.
    • The point is not to say that planners are necessary corrupt or incompetent; but simply that they cannot fail to see things from the point of view of how they, personally, may be affected by their own decisions.
  • 2 (disqualified) (Law) to be incompetent to + infinitive
    ser incapaz para + infinitive
    no tener capacidad para + infinitive
    Example sentences
    • I am horrified that thousands of pounds of taxpayer's money is being spent employing solicitors and barristers who are incompetent.
    • If that proves to be the case, input from psychologists will become even more important in determining how the law treats defendants deemed incompetent to stand trial.
    • The head of state must be a Muslim, and non-Muslims are incompetent to testify against Muslims.
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