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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]

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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In its verdict, the CAS decided to refer the case to the competent CAF bodies to rule on the matter and apply the appropriate disciplinary sanctions.In the statement, the African football body announced that its competent bodies will meet in the coming days upon the CAS request.
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It further said that students should not stay late hours outside the house and communicate with the competent authorities through emergency numbers.
Can an otherwise legally competent child alone ever consent to a surgical operation?
In implementation His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa to ensure high quality preparations for the rain season, with the follow-up of Interior Minister Lt-Gen Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Chief of Public Security, Maj-Gen Al Hassan said the committee has directed the competent authorities to find radical and comprehensive solutions to address the rainwater pools problem, flow of rainwater into the sewer network, in addition to preparing rapid response teams to take on emergency situations caused by rainfall.
This poses a major problem in the recruitment system governed by the Civil Establishment Code as competent candidates are often short-changed by such rules.
"Basta ang kamong mosulod sa gobyerno karon, ang akong criteria, you must be honest and you must be competent. Mao ra na (To those of you intending to enter government now, my criteria is you must be honest and you must be competent.
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Otherwise, the competent authority may issue a certificate of unauthorised works if essential works carried out relating to the construction of a building or the division of land into plots are not in accordance with the town planning permit.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (NINA) - The competent authorities found Western-made communication devices of the remnants of Daesh organization in Badia al-Sokhna in the eastern Homs countryside.

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