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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·e·qua·cy /ˈædɪkwəsi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·e·qua·cy n.  The state or quality of being adequate, proportionate, or sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose; as, the adequacy of supply to the expenditure.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he
           questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental
           interpretation of the Golden Rule" [syn: adequateness]
           [ant: inadequacy]
      2: the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he
         questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence" [syn: sufficiency]
         [ant: insufficiency, insufficiency]