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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being adequate; the condition of being proportionate or sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose: as, the adequacy of supply to expenditure, or of an effort to its purpose; an adequacy of provisions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being adequate, proportionate, or sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being sufficient, adequate or able to meet the needs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily:
  • noun the quality of being sufficient for the end in view

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