competent vs able: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: competent or able

How to spell competent?

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competentadjective

adequate, but not outstanding or exceptional

competentadjective

properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient

competentverb

legally qualified or sufficient

ableadjective

having a strong healthy body

ableadjective

have the skills and qualifications to do things well

ableadjective

having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity

ableadjective

(usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something

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