sufficient

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Sufficient is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Positive
sufficient

Comparative
more sufficient

Superlative
most sufficient

  1. (formal) If something is sufficient, it means there is enough or that it is good enough.
    We now have a sufficient number of people to do the job.
    The gas supplies should be sufficient to last the winter.
    The factory was shut down because if didn't meet the necessary and sufficient conditions for safety.
    A teacher said three examples are usually sufficient when writing paragraph.

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Determiner
sufficient

  1. You use sufficient to identify the smallest amount needed.
    Sufficient of us are against this idea that we should stop now.