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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
incompetence /in'kɔmpitəns/ (incompetency) /in'kɔmpitənsi/
  • danh từ
    • sự thiếu khả năng, sự thiếu trình độ, sự kém cỏi, sự bất tài
    • (pháp lý) sự không đủ thẩm quyền; sự không có thẩm quyền
Thesaurus Dictionary
inability, incapacity, inadequacy, insufficiency, deficiency, ineptitude, inefficiency, uselessness, faultiness:
The students' failure to perform well is often attributable to the incompetence of their teachers.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U] the lack of skill or ability to do your job or a task as it should be done: professional / managerial incompetence + government / police incompetence + He was dismissed for incompetence.
Collocation Dictionary


gross, monumental | sheer | alleged | economic, professional, technical | government, managerial, police


He displayed his incompetence by turning in a report that was full of errors.
| tolerate
I will not tolerate your incompetence any longer!
| accuse sb/sth of, allege | be dismissed for


~ at/in
incompetence in writing
| ~ on the part of
Several officers had alleged incompetence on the part of the general.

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