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Those prompted us to step up our surveillance of member firms and their capital adequacy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At least one of the big four has a capital adequacy ratio below the legal limit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Last December it published capital adequacy and risk management standards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Bank capital adequacy addressed only the risks of the bank's assets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He wants the Bank to apply stricter tests of capital adequacy and to have a remit to smooth the cycle of the money supply. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: adequacy NOUN
Adequacy is the quality of being good enough or great enough in amount to be acceptable.
I am very critical of the adequacy of current race laws.
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