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The quality of being suitable or convenient

timeliness

noun

when something happens at the most suitable time

scalability

noun

suitability

noun

the degree to which someone or something is suitable for a particular job or purpose

convenience

noun

a condition that makes it easier to do something and helps you to avoid wasting time or effort

fitness

noun

how suitable someone or something is

felicity

noun

the quality of being exactly right or suitable

handiness

noun

appropriateness

noun

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