the state or quality of being adequate; sufficiency for a particular purpose.
- pre·ad·e·qua·cy, noun
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How to use adequacy in a sentence
The accords also required signatories to affirm the adequacy of the federal government’s fish and wildlife mitigation.How a Federal Agency Is Contributing to Salmon’s Decline in the Northwest | by Tony Schick, Oregon Public Broadcasting | August 4, 2022 | ProPublica
AB 240 requires the Department of Public Health to contract with an entity to evaluate the adequacy of local health department infrastructure and make recommendations on workforce needs and resources to fund local public health.Sacramento Report: The Bills San Diego Agencies Want Passed | Sara Libby | April 23, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
All questions about the adequacy of safety measures should be addressed to them.Vice presidential debate: Highlights and fact-checks | Colby Itkowitz, Anne Gearan, Matt Viser, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner | October 8, 2020 | Washington Post
All questions about the adequacy of the safety measures should be addressed to the Cleveland Clinic.Pence team agrees to plexiglass barrier on his side of debate stage | Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey | October 7, 2020 | Washington Post
To their chagrin, neutral observers have questioned the adequacy of due process in these cases.
He even praises the Bush administration for closing a loophole in capital adequacy rules in 2001.
A consideration need bear no relation or adequacy to the other thing that is to be received.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
adequacy of the story in relation to the importance and dignity of the main incident and of the subject.The Autobiography of a Play | Bronson Howard
Whole chapters could supply no clearer tribute to his resilience and entire adequacy.Where the Pavement Ends | John Russell
If it concerns the detail of the reduction of your monthly adequacy, my word has become unbending iron.Kai Lung's Golden Hours | Ernest Bramah
The success of such a remedial and defensive measure would naturally depend upon the adequacy of the franchise aimed at.Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.) | C. H. Thomas