One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The state or quality of being adequate.‘the adequacy of testing procedures’
acceptability, reasonableness, passableness, satisfactoriness, fairnesscapability, competence, competency, ability, aptitude, skill, skilfulness, adeptnessView synonyms
- ‘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 extent to which other factors, such as experience or training, affect reading adequacy is also helpful.’
- ‘The review will look into the adequacy of current arrangements and codes of practice.’
- ‘Meanwhile the federal parliament has announced an inquiry into the adequacy of rural and regional air services.’
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