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Definición de “adequate” en inglés

adequate

adjective     /ˈæd.ə.kwət/
B2 enough or satisfactory for a particular purpose: Have we got adequate food for 20 guests? I didn't have adequate time to prepare. It's not a big salary but it's adequate for our needs. The council's provision for the elderly is barely adequate (= is not enough). [+ to infinitive] Will future oil supplies be adequate to meet world needs? → Opposite inadequateQuite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptableEnough adequacy     /ˈæd.ə.kwə.si/ noun [U] The adequacy of public healthcare has been brought into question.Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptableEnough adequately     /-li/ adverb B2 While some patients can be adequately cared for at home, others are best served by care in a hospital.Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptableEnough
(Definition of adequate adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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