Adequacy Adequately

Adequate

Meanings and phrases

adequate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; equal
  2. sufficient for the purpose; decent; enough
  3. about average; acceptable; passable; fair to middling; tolerable

adequate to

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having the requisite qualities for; capable; equal to; up to

provide adequate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • UHF stations, then as now, do not provide adequate reception in rugged terrain.
  • They had to provide adequate subsonic performance for diversion cruise and low engine-face distortion at take-off.
  • The single blastpipe was replaced with a double blastpipe and chimney to provide adequate gas velocity in the smokebox.

lack of adequate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A great hindrance to Burundi's economic development is lack of adequate transportation.
  • Hornsey remained rural until around 1880, probably because of the lack of adequate sewerage.
  • However, his early studies were constrained by the lack of adequate literature, and were mostly restricted to Early Buddhism.

without adequate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Currently, 1/6 of the global population are without adequate food supply.
  • Effects of society in transition are most affecting to those without adequate economic resources.
  • As a result, Football Matches & other public events have been held without adequate seating & roofing.

not adequate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Finally, an adjusted score can be awarded if the redress was not adequate to the inflicted damage.
  • However, this abnormality is not adequate as a diagnosis tool, because its sensitivity is only 44%.
  • There are times attendance in meetings is not adequate or stakeholders are not represented properly.

ensure adequate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During this time, it yawed 1.25 degrees away from the tower to ensure adequate clearance despite adverse winds.
  • See Warwick or Stout for a detailed analysis of the techniques and results of compensation to ensure adequate phase margins.
  • To ensure adequate coordination between tanks and artillery during modern manoeuvre warfare, good radio connections are essential.

adequate protection

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A large head of land protects the natural haven and gives adequate protection to light craft from the sea.
  • Some countries are broadening the legal definition of 'journalist' to ensure adequate protection for citizen reporters (working on and offline).
  • Professor Ferguson travels to post-Katrina New Orleans to ask why the free market can't provide some of the adequate protection against catastrophe.

adequate water

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These boundaries were set to give the ACT an adequate water supply.
  • It is claimed that the South Mumbai locality will have adequate water supply once this water tunnel is completed.
  • With the exception of the semi-arid steppe of the south-eastern section, the province has adequate water resources.

adequate rainfall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Burkina Faso is a poor, landlocked country that depends on adequate rainfall.
  • They lived in small frame houses, and had adequate rainfall and well water to maintain well-kept farms.
  • Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round.
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