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suf·fi·cien·cy

 (sə-fĭsh′ən-sē)
n. pl. suf·fi·cien·cies
1. The condition or quality of being sufficient: questioned the sufficiency of the budget.
2. An adequate amount or quantity: a sufficiency of clean water.
3. Adequate means to live in modest comfort.
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sufficiency

(səˈfɪʃənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. the quality or condition of being sufficient
2. an adequate amount or quantity, as of income
3. archaic efficiency
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suf•fi•cien•cy

(səˈfɪʃ ən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state or fact of being sufficient; adequacy.
2. a sufficient number or amount; enough.
3. adequate provision or supply, esp. of wealth.
[1485–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sufficiency - sufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations; "her father questioned the young suitor's sufficiency"
wealth, wealthiness - the state of being rich and affluent; having a plentiful supply of material goods and money; "great wealth is not a sign of great intelligence"
2.sufficiency - an adequate quantitysufficiency - an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose; "enough is as good as a feast"; "there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"
relative quantity - a quantity relative to some purpose
fill - a quantity sufficient to satisfy; "he ate his fill of potatoes"; "she had heard her fill of gossip"
3.sufficiency - the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
ampleness - the property of being more than sufficient; comfortable sufficiency; "the ampleness of her servings more than satisfied his hunger"
inadequacy, deficiency, insufficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
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sufficiency

noun abundance, adequacy, adequate supply, amplitude, copiousness, ample store There's a sufficiency of drama here to sustain your interest.
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sufficiency

noun
An adequate quantity:
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Translations
كِفايَه، مِقْدار كافٍ
dostatek
tilstrækkelighed
elegendõ mennyiség
nægjanleiki
dostatok

sufficiency

[səˈfɪʃənsɪ] N (sufficiencies (pl)) (= state) → suficiencia f; (= quantity) → cantidad f suficiente
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sufficiency

n (= adequacy)Hinlänglichkeit f; to have a sufficiencygenügend haben
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sufficiency

[səˈfɪʃnsɪ] n (frm) → quantità sufficiente
to have a sufficiency of paper → avere abbastanza carta
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suffice

(səˈfais) verb
to be enough for a purpose or person. Will $10 suffice (you) till Monday?
sufficient adjective
enough. We haven't sufficient food to feed all these people; Will $10 be sufficient for your needs?
sufˈficiency noun
sufˈficiently adverb
suffice it to say
I need only say.
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