Definition of adequacy in English:

adequacy

noun

mass noun
  • The state or quality of being adequate.

    ‘the adequacy of testing procedures’
    • ‘Meanwhile the federal parliament has announced an inquiry into the adequacy of rural and regional air services.’
    • ‘The extent to which other factors, such as experience or training, affect reading adequacy is also helpful.’
    • ‘This goes to the question of the adequacy of the interpreting services.’
    • ‘Taken together, these findings suggest both the adequacy and utility of our measure.’
    • ‘The review will look into the adequacy of current arrangements and codes of practice.’
    acceptability, reasonableness, passableness, satisfactoriness, fairness
    capability, competence, competency, ability, aptitude, skill, skilfulness, adeptness
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Pronunciation

adequacy

/ˈadɪkwəsi/