Definition of 'adequate'
Example sentences containing 'adequate'
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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)
Trends of 'adequate'
Very Common. adequate is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'adequate'
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.
Definition of adequate from the Collins English Dictionary
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