incompetence

  • 1 incompétence — [ ɛ̃kɔ̃petɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1537; de incompétent 1 ♦ Dr. Inaptitude d une autorité publique à accomplir un acte juridique. Incompétence d un préfet, d un maire. Incompétence matérielle, personnelle, territoriale d un tribunal. Soulever l exception d… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Incompetence — is the inability to perform; lack of Competence; ineptitude. [] * Administrative incompetence, dysfunctional administrative behaviors that hinder attainment of organization goals * Incompetence (book), a novel by Red Dwarf co creator Rob Grant *… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 incompetence — in·com·pe·tence /in käm pə təns/ n: the state or fact of being incompetent compare competency Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 incompetence — Incompetence, {{o=Imcompetence}} Cependant qu il est question d incompetence de juge, Dum in dubium reuocatur iusta ac legitima causae disceptatio. Bud. Proposer ou alleguer incompetence de juge, Decliner la jurisdiction, Imperium iudicis vt non… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 5 incompetence — Incompetence. s. f. Defaut, manque de competence. L incompetence est notoire, manifeste. je soustiens l incompetence. j ay fait juger l incompetence …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 Incompetence — In*com pe*tence, Incompetency In*com pe*tency, n. [Cf. F. incomp[ e]tence.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being incompetent; lack of physical, intellectual, or moral ability; lack of qualifications or training (for a particular task); …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 incompetence — (n.) 1660s, inadequacy; 1716, want of skill, from Fr. incompétence (mid 16c.), from in not, opposite of, without (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + compétence (see COMPETENCE (Cf. competence)). Native formation incompetency (from INCOMPETENT (Cf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 incompetence — incompetent in‧com‧pe‧tent [ɪnˈkɒmptənt ǁ ˈkɑːm ] adjective not having the skill or ability to do a job properly: • Those who are conspicuously incompetent get the sack. incompetence noun [uncountable] : • He was accused of medical incompetence …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 incompetence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ gross, rank ▪ sheer, utter ▪ incredible, unbelievable ▪ alleged ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 INCOMPÉTENCE — n. f. T. de Jurisprudence Défaut, manque de compétence. L’incompétence d’un tribunal. L’incompétence est notoire, manifeste. Alléguer, soutenir l’incompétence. Faire juger l’incompétence. Déclaration d’incompétence. Dans le langage ordinaire, il… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 11 incompétence — (in kon pé tan s ) s. f. 1°   Terme de jurisprudence. Manque de compétence. L incompétence d un juge.    Incompétence matérielle, incompétence d un juge qui connaît d une matière attribuée à un autre juge. Incompétence personnelle, incompétence d …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 INCOMPÉTENCE — s. f. T. de Jurispr. Défaut, manque de compétence. L incompétence d un juge, d un tribunal. L incompétence est notoire, manifeste. Alléguer, soutenir l incompétence. Faire juger l incompétence …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 Incompétence —          GUÉNON (René)     Bio express : Philosophe français (1886 1951)     «L avis de la majorité ne peut être que l expression de l incompétence.»     Source : La Crise du monde moderne     Mot(s) clé(s) : Incompétence Majorité          SHAW… …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 14 incompetence — in|com|pe|tence [ınˈkɔmpıtəns US ˈka:m ] n [U] lack of the ability or skill to do a job properly ≠ ↑competence managerial/professional etc incompetence ▪ allegations of professional incompetence ▪ The report blamed police incompetence for the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 incompetence — [[t]ɪnkɒ̱mpɪtəns[/t]] N UNCOUNT (disapproval) If you refer to someone s incompetence, you are criticizing them because they are unable to do their job or a task properly. The incompetence of government officials is appalling. ...his incompetence… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 incompetence — in·com·pe·tence ( )in käm pət ən(t)s n 1) lack of legal qualification 2) inability of an organ or part to perform its function adequately <incompetence of an aortic valve> * * * n. impaired function of the valves of the heart or veins,… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 17 incompetence — in|com|pe|tence [ ın kampətns ] noun uncount lack of skill or ability to do something correctly or well: economic mismanagement and incompetence the sheer incompetence of the police inquiry …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 incompetence — UK [ˈɪnkɒmpɪt(ə)ns] / US [ɪnˈkɑmpət(ə)ns] noun [uncountable] lack of skill or ability to do something correctly or well economic mismanagement and incompetence the sheer incompetence of the police enquiry …

    English dictionary

  • 19 incompetence — noun Inability to perform; lack of competence; ineptitude. ... at the head of a crew, too, chiefly made up of mongrel renegades, and castaways, and cannibalsmorally enfeebled also, by the incompetence of mere unaided virtue or right mindedness in …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 incompetence — n. incompetence at, in …

    Combinatory dictionary


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