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inadequate

adjective
 
 
/ɪˈnædɪkwət/
QUALITY not good enough or too low in quality: inadequate facilities/training Our equipment is totally inadequate for a job like this.Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
AMOUNT not enough: We were given inadequate funds for the expedition.Scarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
inadequately adverb
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