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

 suf·fi·cient /səˈfɪʃənt/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Suf·fi·cient a.
 1. Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as, provision sufficient for the family; an army sufficient to defend the country.
    My grace is sufficient for thee.   --2 Cor. xii. 9.
 2. Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit.
    Who is sufficient for these things?   --2 Cor. ii. 16.
 3. Capable of meeting obligations; responsible.
    The man is, notwithstanding, sufficient . . . I think I may take his bond.   --Shak.
 4. Self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content. [R.]
 Thou art the most sufficient (I'll say for thee),
 Not to believe a thing.   --Beau. & Fl.
 Syn: -- Enough; adequate; competent; full; satisfactory; ample.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but
            without being abundant; "sufficient food" [ant: insufficient]