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competent
used in The Bourne Supremacy

6 uses
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Definition
capable (able to do something in a generally satisfactory manner) — sometimes specifically to have legal capability
  • There's usually a reason for both of those things for a man of my age and competence.
    Chapter 7 (78% in)
  • The soldier in his grip was dead if he disobeyed, and with a single shot any reasonably competent marksman could kill the man by the steps.
    Chapter 23 (70% in)
  • If I miss this meeting because of incompetence there'll be several very upset commissioners, including a powerful general of the People's Army who's anxious to conclude certain purchases from France.'
    Chapter 24 (34% in)
  • It was always our intent to spare you, for you were asked to perform duties beyond your competence at your age, privileged to learn secrets beyond your understanding.
    Chapter 27 (18% in)
  • 'That's dubious, but I like to think I'm competent.
    Chapter 31 (20% in)
  • The physician had asked McAllister how he expected to replace him — there was a dearth of competent doctors in Macao.
    Chapter 35 (9% in)

There are no more uses of "competent" in The Bourne Supremacy.

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