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No. But `good" and `sensible" were also inadequate descriptors. Moore, Margaret FORESTS OF THE NIGHT (2002)Perhaps in my guilt I had subconsciously decided that the plea `forgive us our trespasses" in the Lord's Prayer was inadequate. Howatch, Susan ULTIMATE PRIZES (2002)Questions to which there were no answers, and questions to which all possible answers would be inadequate. Robert Wilson THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)And though words are inadequate, I want to express how much I appreciate all your hard work. Traci Harding THE ANCIENT FUTURE: THE DARK AGE (2002)

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Translations for 'inadequate'

British English: inadequate /ɪnˈædɪkwɪt/ ADJECTIVE
If something is inadequate, there is not enough of it or it is not good enough.
The firm has employed staff with inadequate training.
  • American English: inadequate
  • Arabic: غَيْرُ مُلائِمٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: inadequado
  • Chinese: 不充分的
  • Croatian: neadekvatan
  • Czech: nedostatečný
  • Danish: utilstrækkelig
  • Dutch: ontoereikend
  • European Spanish: inadecuado
  • Finnish: riittämätön
  • French: inapproprié
  • German: unzulänglich
  • Greek: ανεπαρκής
  • Italian: inadeguato
  • Japanese: 不十分な
  • Korean: 부적당한
  • Norwegian: utilstrekkelig
  • Polish: nieodpowiedni
  • European Portuguese: inadequado
  • Romanian: inadecvat
  • Russian: неадекватный
  • Spanish: inadecuado
  • Swedish: otillräcklig
  • Thai: ไม่เพียงพอ
  • Turkish: yetersiz
  • Ukrainian: невідповідний
  • Vietnamese: không đầy đủ

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