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

 in·ad·e·quate /-kwət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·ad·e·quate /-ɪkwət/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ad·e·quate a.  Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
 -- In*ad*e*quate*ly, adv. -- In*ad*e*quate*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (sometimes followed by `to') not meeting the requirements
             especially of a task; "inadequate training"; "the
             staff was inadequate"; "she was inadequate to the job"
             [ant: adequate]
      2: not sufficient to meet a need; "an inadequate income"; "a
         poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food
         is in short supply"; "short on experience" [syn: poor, short]