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Definition of 'adequacy'


  1. the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
       Synonyms: adequateness
       Antonyms: inadequacy inadequateness
  2. the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"
       Synonyms: sufficiency
       Antonyms: insufficiency inadequacy deficiency insufficiency inadequacy deficiency

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