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Competent

ˈkɒm.pɪ.tənt

Meanings of Competent:

adjective

Having the necessary ability, knowledge, or skill to do something successfully.

Usage examples:

A highly competent surgeon

Competently

ˈkɒmpɪtəntli

Meanings of Competently:

adverb

In an efficient and capable way.

Usage examples:

One of the most competently directed comedies in recent years

Competes

kəmˈpiːt

Meanings of Competes:

verb

Strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others.

Usage examples:

Universities are competing for applicants

Competing

kəmˈpiːt

Meanings of Competing:

adjective

Striving against one another to gain or win something.

Usage examples:

Competing political ideologies
verb

Strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others.

Usage examples:

Universities are competing for applicants

Meanings of Competitions:

noun

The activity or condition of striving to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others.

Usage examples:

There is fierce competition between banks

Meanings of Competitive:

adjective

Relating to or characterized by competition.

Usage examples:

A competitive sport

Competitively

kəmˈpet.ɪ.tɪv.li

Meanings of Competitively:

adverb

In a way that strives to gain or win something by defeating others.

Usage examples:

I began swimming competitively nearly 30 years ago

Competitiveness

kəmˈpɛtɪtɪvnəs

Meanings of Competitiveness:

noun

Possession of a strong desire to be more successful than others.

Usage examples:

A lot of people get wrapped up in competitiveness and jealousy

Meanings of Competitor:

noun

A person who takes part in a sporting contest.

Usage examples:

Two competitors were banned for taking drugs

Competitors

kəmˈpet.ɪ.tər

Meanings of Competitors:

noun

A person who takes part in a sporting contest.

Usage examples:

Two competitors were banned for taking drugs

Compilation

ˌkɒm.pɪˈleɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Compilation:

noun

The action or process of producing something, especially a list or book, by assembling information collected from other sources.

Usage examples:

Great care has been taken in the compilation of this guidebook

Compilations

ˌkɒm.pɪˈleɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Compilations:

noun

The action or process of producing something, especially a list or book, by assembling information collected from other sources.

Usage examples:

Great care has been taken in the compilation of this guidebook

Compile

kəmˈpʌɪl

Meanings of Compile:

verb

Produce (a list or book) by assembling information collected from other sources.

Usage examples:

The local authority must compile a list of the names and addresses of taxpayers

Compiled

kəmˈpʌɪl

Meanings of Compiled:

verb

Produce (a list or book) by assembling information collected from other sources.

Usage examples:

The local authority must compile a list of the names and addresses of taxpayers

Compiler

kəmˈpaɪ.lər

Meanings of Compiler:

noun

A person who produces a list or book by assembling information or written material collected from other sources.

Usage examples:

This passage was revised in different ways by later compilers

Compilers

kəmˈpaɪ.lər

Meanings of Compilers:

noun

A person who produces a list or book by assembling information or written material collected from other sources.

Usage examples:

This passage was revised in different ways by later compilers

Compiles

kəmˈpaɪl

Meanings of Compiles:

verb

Produce (a list or book) by assembling information collected from other sources.

Usage examples:

The local authority must compile a list of the names and addresses of taxpayers

Meanings of Compiling:

verb

Produce (a list or book) by assembling information collected from other sources.

Usage examples:

The local authority must compile a list of the names and addresses of taxpayers

Comping

ˈkɒm.pɪŋ

Meanings of Comping:

noun

The practice of entering competitions, especially those promoting consumer products.

Usage examples:

She received her copy of competitor's companion and entered the exciting world of comping
verb

Play music as an accompaniment, especially in jazz or blues.

Usage examples:

He comps with an open, jangly sound

Complacency

kəmˈpleɪ.sən.si

Meanings of Complacency:

noun

A feeling of smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements.

Usage examples:

The figures are better, but there are no grounds for complacency

Meanings of Complacent:

adjective

Showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements.

Usage examples:

You can't afford to be complacent about security

Complacently

kəmˈpleɪ.sənt.li

Meanings of Complacently:

adverb

In a way that shows you are very satisfied with your own abilities or situation and do not feel you need to try any harder

Usage examples:

Do not complacently assume that all is well., he was going over his books and noting complacently t…

Complain

kəmˈpleɪn

Meanings of Complain:

verb

Express dissatisfaction or annoyance about something.

Usage examples:

Local authorities complained that they lacked sufficient resources

Meanings of Complain-about:

collocation

To say that something is wrong or not satisfactory

Usage examples:

Lots of people have complained about the noise., i want to complain about the quality of the food i…

Meanings of Complain-to:

verb

To say that something is wrong or not good enough

Usage examples:

Bill and nancy are always complaining about their neighbor, whose dog frightens their kids., [ + th…

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