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Adequate is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- IPA: /ˈæd.ʌ.kwɪt/
- If something is adequate, it is good enough.
- Antonym: inadequate
- It is very hard to provide a simple but adequate explanation.
- She left her other job so that she could devote adequate time to the school.
- A small knife is adequate for this purpose.
- By 1922, the single school-room was no longer adequate to meet the needs of the town.