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capable (able to do something in a generally satisfactory manner) — sometimes specifically to have legal capability
  • Actual spot production was handled by a small independent studior. in Boston, the New York market-analysis firm went on doing its thing competently, and three or four times a year either Vic or Roger flew to Cleveland to confer with Carroll Sharp and his kid — said kid now going decidedly gray around the temples.
  • And she had let him take over and be competent, which she hardly ever was in emergencies; she usually just turned to mush.

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