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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Adequacy  \Ad"e*qua*cy\,  n.  [See  {Adequate}.] 
  The  state  or  quality  of  being  adequate,  proportionate,  or 
  sufficient;  a  sufficiency  for  a  particular  purpose;  as  the 
  adequacy  of  supply  to  the  expenditure. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adequacy 
  n  1:  the  quality  of  being  able  to  meet  a  need  satisfactorily:  "he 
  questioned  the  adequacy  of  the  usual  sentimental 
  interpretation  of  the  Golden  Rule  [syn:  {adequateness}] 
  [ant:  {inadequacy}] 
  2:  a  quantity  or  number  sufficient  for  a  purpose  [syn:  {sufficiency}] 
  [ant:  {insufficiency},  {insufficiency}] 




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