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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.
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the quality of being adequate
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|Noun||1.||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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