- 1.1 [person] competente, capaz he's competent in his work/as an instructor es competente en su trabajo/como instructor to be competent to +
infestar* capacitado para+ infI'm not competent to judge no estoy capacitado para juzgar I feel competent to deal with the situation me siento capacitado or preparado para hacerle frente a la situaciónMore example sentences1.2 (adequate) aceptable how's her German? — quite competent ¿qué tal habla alemán? — bastante bien
More example sentences1.3 (legally qualified) [Law] [court] competente; [witness] hábil
- Use words that show her that she is competent, capable, and talented.
- For example, there's an ingrained distrust in our society of highly intelligent, highly trained, highly competent persons.
- Tang and Siew are both talented and competent persons.
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- K - 19: The Widowmaker is a competent, satisfactory submarine movie.
- We'd been warned about possible poor service, but actually it was competent, if not outstanding.
- But most were at least competent, some outstanding.
- In other words, this is a finding of fact for the competent authority dealing with the case in the first instance and which, for reasons we give hereunder, we should not interfere with.
- I went to court because the court is the only competent authority to judge whether the allegation holds or not.
- It is a question of fact and degree in respect of which the court will only interfere with the decision of the competent authority if its conclusion is plainly wrong.
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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.