incompetence

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incompetence

[in′käm·pəd·əns]
(forensic science)
Inability to function within the law, as the incompetence of an individual to drive when under the influence of alcohol.
(medicine)
Insufficiency or inadequacy in performing natural functions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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