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competent
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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capable (able to do something in a generally satisfactory manner) — sometimes specifically to have legal capability
  • ...combat; in which our valiant Hamlet,— For so this side of our known world esteem'd him,— Did slay this Fortinbras; who, by a seal'd compact, Well ratified by law and heraldry, Did forfeit, with his life, all those his lands, Which he stood seiz'd of, to the conqueror: Against the which, a moiety competent Was gaged by our king; which had return'd To the inheritance of Fortinbras, Had he been vanquisher; as by the same cov'nant, And carriage of the article design'd, His fell to Hamlet.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Elsinore (54% in)

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