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- n. The quality of being adequate or of meeting needs or expectations.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being adequate; suitableness; sufficiency; adequacy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being adequate; justness of adaptation; sufficiency; adequacy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily:
adequate + -ness (Wiktionary)