Definition of Adequacy in English :

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Adequacy meaning in English

Meaning of Adequacy in English

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Adequacy pronunciation in English

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1. adequacy, adequateness

the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily:

Example Sentences:
'he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule'

2. adequacy, sufficiency

the quality of being sufficient for the end in view

Example Sentences:
'he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of adequacy
the quality or state of being adequate

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of adequacy
Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need. See Synonyms at sufficient.

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