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competent

Medspeak
Referring to the ability to perform one or more tasks skillfully and proficiently.
 
Physiology
Referring to a valve or vessel that closes normally or appropriately retains fluid within its lumen.

com·pe·tent

(kom'pĕ-tĕnt)
Capable or qualified; able to perform a task or function.
[L. competo, to be suitable]

com·pe·tent

(kom'pĕ-tĕnt)
Capable or qualified; able to perform a task or function.
[L. competo, to be suitable]

competent,

adj having legal capacity, ability, or authority.

competent

able.

competent bacterial cells
able to take up DNA usually foreign and usually as a plasmid.
immune competent
an individual with a fully functional immune system.

Patient discussion about competent

Q. Would people with bipolar disorder be considered eligible to compete in the olympics? I am a shuttle relay state champion. I won many cups in state and country level. My long-time-goal is to have my name at least on the Olympics list. But here is a new problem to spoil my goal. I am diagnosed as bipolar-I. Now my worry is would people with bipolar disorder be considered eligible to compete in the Olympics? Or will I be able to compete in the Special Olympics?

A. wow...good question...can mental health patient be a special Olympic athletes. i think you should check it out with simple phone call, here is how to locate a special Olympics Program near you:
http://info.specialolympics.org/Special+Olympics+Public+Website/English/Program_Locator/default.htm

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The matter has been examined and it has been decided vide Ministry of Defence letter dated 17 November 2017 to grant family pension to a divorced daughter of Armed Forces personnel in such cases where the divorce proceedings has been filed in a competent court during the life time of the employee/pensioner or his/her spouse but divorce took place after their death provided that the claimant fulfils all other conditions for grant of family pension.
Based on our discussions with the competent authorities, we have been informed that 1% of the total rent value is payable for residential lease agreement with a minimum fee of AED 300; and 5% of the total rent value is payable for commercial lease agreements.
4) Moreover, it is too often the case that once a taxpayer has successfully invoked the MAP process the settlement decided upon by the Competent Authorities does not appear to generally reflect the underlying treaty rules or the position advanced by the taxpayer.
Among Democrats, 80 percent judged the administration to be competent, with 17 percent finding it incompetent.
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Dutan Guaman, who is from Ecuador, not competent to stand trial in April, ruling at that time that he lacked an adequate understanding of the charges against him and the court process and was unable to properly consult with his lawyer because of his "unique cultural background'' and Quechua dialect.
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Hence, Application may relate to how a specific theoretical approach can be culturally adapted for work with a specific population (Application, theory to culturally competent practice); how a classroom-based strategy promotes cross-cultural learning among students (Application, classroom teaching to cultural competence, for example, teaching practices that include model syllabi and classroom experiences that promote an understanding of various aspects of culturally competent practice); and how a research strategy promotes connections between researchers and the community in which data are collected (Application, research to community outreach), among others.
One of these grounds is that at the end of the lease the competent landlord intends to occupy the premises himself.
Summary: The Ministry of Health continues its efforts in cooperation with the competent authorities in the UAE to prepare a draft law to use information technology in the field of health services.
On appeal, the Intermediate Court of Appeals determined that the trial judge had erred in failing to evaluate whether the defendant was competent to stand trial and remanded the case for such a determination first as to whether sufficient evidence existed to determine whether the defendant had been competent to stand trial and, if so, to conduct a competency hearing.

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