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sufficient

adjective uk   us   /səˈfɪʃ.ənt/
B2 enough for a particular purpose: This recipe should be sufficient for five people. It was thought that he'd committed the crime but there wasn't sufficient evidence to convict him.
Opposite
have had sufficient formal to have eaten enough: "Would you like some more stew?" "No thanks, I've had sufficient."
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sufficiently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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C1 McGeechan has not recovered sufficiently to play in the semifinal tomorrow. The case was sufficiently serious to warrant investigation by the police.
Translations of “sufficient”
in Korean 충분한…
in Arabic كافٍ…
in Portuguese suficiente…
in Catalan suficient…
in Japanese 十分な, 足りる…
in Italian sufficiente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 足夠的,充足的…
in Russian достаточный…
in Turkish yeterli, kâfi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 足够的,充足的…
in Polish wystarczający, dostateczny…
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