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adequacy

[ad-i-kwuh-see] /ˈæd ɪ kwə si/
noun, plural adequacies.
1.
the state or quality of being adequate; sufficiency for a particular purpose.
Origin of adequacy
1800-1810
1800-10; adequ(ate) + -acy
Related forms
preadequacy, noun
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