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Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
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|Adv.||1.||inadequately - in an inadequate manner or to an inadequate degree; "the temporary camps were inadequately equipped"|
adequately - in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree; "he was adequately prepared"
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adverb insufficiently, poorly, thinly, sparsely, scantily, imperfectly, sketchily, skimpily, meagrely The projects were inadequately funded.
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inadequately[ɪnˈædɪkwətli] adv [funded, prepared, trained, protected] → insuffisamment
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