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competent
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

2 uses
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Definition
of people:  sufficiently capable

or:

of actions or things:  adequate for the purpose
  • She seemed steady, competent, focused, and kind.
    p. 125.6
  • She was beautiful in that moment, half smiling, not at all the efficient woman who worked beside him so quietly and competently each day.
    p. 12.9

There are no more uses of "competent" in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter.

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