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Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need. See Synonyms at sufficient.

[Latin adaequātus, past participle of adaequāre, to equalize : ad-, ad- + aequāre, to make equal, from aequus, equal.]

ad′e·qua·cy (-kwə-sē), ad′e·quate·ness n.
ad′e·quate·ly adv.


the quality of being adequate
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Noun1.adequateness - the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"adequateness - the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
satisfactoriness - the quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
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This is remarkable, because the whole scholarly disputation in the late 16th century and early 17th century regarding the new readings and the new emulation of ancient and contemporary authors moves around the ideas of adequateness and novelty (remembering that 'aptness', in Chapman's time, is closer to the idea of convenience and properness, following the Latin aptus).
Other common themes were: technology transference and the adequateness of particular situations, self-sufficiency, the mobilization of national populations and communities, the place of traditional knowledge and the formation of professionals who are able to plan, structure, manage and offer new ways of providing care.
Since there is no agreed upon or globally tolerable statistic as an index of ensuring model adequateness, for this reason, different indices were measured to check the models.
However, this may also depend on the scarce adequateness of commonly used social desirability scales in web-based surveys.
is teetering on the brink of becoming insolvent and falling under court receivership as its main creditor Korea Development Bank (KDB) rejected the final self-rescue plan that the troubled shipper submitted on Thursday questioning its feasibility and adequateness.
Discussing one's own lesson plans creates opportunities for preservice teachers to consider the adequateness of the instructional decisions and to think through the link between their lesson plan and classroom practice" (Ruys et al.
It is also worth noting as well the debatable representativeness and adequateness of the use of the term "communist heritage tourism" when referring to the tourism use of local heritage associated to the European Communist past (Caraba, 2011).
Too many Protection Authorities use standard orders for various categories of vulnerable adults and do not necessarily verify their adequateness in each individual case.
In particular, we investigate the adequateness of an Estimation of Distribution Algorithm (EDA) [6], an evolutionary algorithm based on probabilistic modelling of the search space, to exploit the channel's relationship and pick out the subset that yields the best performance.
Doubts about the timeliness and adequateness of the individual confession on the side of humans cannot, according to Lutheran interpretation, annul the validity or lead to non-recognition or 'repetition' of baptism.
Three illustrative real examples have been selected in order to validate the fitness-for-purpose of the m-AssIST model from the point of view of using the properties to reflect about the necessary meaningful interactions in the authentic context and the adequateness of the scaffolding mechanisms used to provide assistance before, during and/or after the activity.
For the final stage of the translation process, the instrument was administered to three participants with the goal of verifying the adequateness of the vocabulary and the unambiguous understanding of the items, which were discussed with the participants after application of the questionnaire.