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English definition of “inadequate”

inadequate

adjective    /ɪnˈæd·ɪ·kwət/
too low in quality or too small in amount ; not enough: an inadequate income / offer I feel inadequate when I talk to Miranda about art because she knows so much. inadequacy    /ɪnˈæd·ɪ·kwə·si/ noun [C/U] [C] She’s frustrated by the inadequacies of language . inadequately    /ɪnˈæd·ɪ·kwət·li/ adverb The research is inadequately funded .
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