Adequacy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈædɪkwəsi|  American pronunciation of the word adequacy
Brit.  |ˈadɪkwəsi|  British pronunciation of the word adequacy

noun

- the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily:(syn: adequateness)

he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule

- the quality of being sufficient for the end in view (syn: sufficiency)

Examples

...the fire department sent someone to determine the adequacy of the building's evacuation plan...

he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule

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