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English definition of “inadequate”

inadequate

adjective     /ɪˈnædɪkwət/
too small in amount : inadequate funds/incomes/pensions Too many of us are retiring on hopelessly inadequate incomes .
too low in quality : The report says that long-range spending plans are "inadequate". inadequate controls / monitoring / oversight
(Definition of inadequate adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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