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adjective adequate pronunciation in British English /ˈædɪkwət/
  1. 1
    good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
    The state has an adequate supply of trained teachers.
    adequate for: The house is perfectly adequate for just the two of us.
    adequate to do something: The existing law is adequate to deal with the problem.
  2. 2
    satisfactory, but not extremely good
    a merely adequate knowledge of the subject

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