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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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No, because my fallibility contradicts the demand that I always must act competently. Also, it doesn't logically follow, from my strong preference to do so, that I have to do so.
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Again, without a strong understanding of chemistry, it would be nearly impossible to competently perform this job.
The critical success factors for vendors are the ability to provide flexibility for asset managers to enter new areas competently and manage rapid growth with better intelligence".
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The survey asked men and women whether they could competently perform a wide range of household tasks.
I believe they can competently replace key figures."
Obtain the technical know-how needed to competently deal with these issues, as well as insights and ideas that will add value to your services and raise the trust level with your clients.
She did her job quietly and competently with no mistakes, and proved why she's rated so highly by the FA.
A WELSH policeman was among officers paid bonuses totalling more than pounds 150m a year for doing their jobs competently.
Overall the service performed competently, meeting or exceeding its targets in ten of the 15 categories.