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Synonyms for competent

Synonyms for competent

having the ability to perform well

being what is needed without being in excess

Antonyms for competent

properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient

adequate for the purpose

Related Words

legally qualified or sufficient

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In its Opinion, the EBA clarifies a number of issues identified by market participants and competent authorities, including with regard to the transitional period foreseen under PSD2.
Global Cloned Competent Cells Market Size, Growth and Opportunities Research Report 2017
Accordingly, divorced daughters who fulfil other conditions are eligible for family pension if a decree of divorce had been issued by the competent court during the life time of at least one of the parents.
BDI leader publically demanded competent authorities to investigate the officials from his party, which can only be regarded as an empty, political statement, considers Qenan Aliu.
In Regulation 8 - Written Scheme of Examination - paragraph 100 (page 31) states: "The written scheme of examination can be written and certified as suitable either by an independent competent person or by the in-house competent person".
Based on our discussions with the competent authorities, we have been informed that there is no prescribed tenure for short term leases in Ras Al Khaimah.
SKHAKOT -- District Nazim Syed Ahmed Ali Shah Bacha appreciated temporary appointment of teachers in Malakand division and approval of funds for encouraging competent students here on Wednesday.
Researchers say there is both a need and an interest for American academic faculty to help foster physicians to become competent in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patient care and to improve LGBT patients' access to competent physicians.
The EBA's RTS on notification specify the process, as well as the information required, for EU competent authorities to notify when a banking institution under their supervision is failing or likely to fail.
The Institute also recommended that double tax treaties include an arbitration process to settle disputes between countries that cannot be settled by the respective Competent Authorities in a timely manner.
Second: Our order shall be implemented by competent authorities.
More than half of the respondents in a Quinnipiac University poll released January 22 said the Obama administration is not competent in running the government.
12/1, which is a guidance document that covers the Medical Devices Vigilance System, describes how a manufacturer should communicate with competent authorities about vigilance cases--which are triggered when there is an incident with a device.
WORCESTER -- A Milford man has been found competent to stand trial on charges stemming from a 2011 accident in which a 23-year-old motorcyclist was killed.
The working teams conducted field visits to some British companies and institutions competent in the field of business and innovation and to view the British experience in the support and development of small and medium-sized enterprises in the area of entrepreneurship, education and cooperation in the cultural and museum field.
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