German translation of 'adequate'
(= sufficient also)
[supply, heating system] ausreichend
[time] genügend inv
to be adequate (= sufficient) (aus)reichen ⧫ genug sein; (= good enough) zulänglich or adäquat sein
this is just not adequate das ist einfach unzureichend
more than adequate mehr als genug; [heating] mehr als ausreichend
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Example Sentences Including 'adequate'
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There are no adequate words to describe how I felt at that moment.ABOUT THE AUTHOR (2001)
The back of Le Fonde's shirt was soaked and he wondered whether 12,000 francs was adequate compensation.CORMORANT (2001)
He had... er... adequate facilities for their preservation.DOUBTFUL MOTIVES (2001)
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British English: adequate ADJECTIVE
If something is adequate, there is enough of it or it is good enough to be used or accepted.
One in four people worldwide are without adequate homes.
Translation of adequate from the Collins English to German Dictionary