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adequacy

[ ad-i-kwuh-see ]
/ ˈæd ɪ kwə si /
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noun, plural ad·e·qua·cies.
the state or quality of being adequate; sufficiency for a particular purpose.
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Origin of adequacy

First recorded in 1800–10; adequ(ate) + -acy

OTHER WORDS FROM adequacy

pre·ad·e·qua·cy, noun
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