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Meaning of ADEQUACY

Pronunciation:  'adukwusee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
  2. [n]  the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"
 

ADEQUACY is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: adequateness, sufficiency
 
 Antonyms: deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency
 
 See Also: ampleness, quality, satisfactoriness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad"e*qua*cy\, n. [See {Adequate}.]
The state or quality of being adequate, proportionate, or
sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose; as, the
adequacy of supply to the expenditure.

 

 

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