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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
adequate /'ædikwit/
  • tính từ
    • đủ, đầy đủ
      • the supply is not adequate to the demand: số cung cấp không đáp ứng đầy đủ số cầu
    • tương xứng, xứng đáng; thích hợp, thích đáng, thoả đáng
      • to be adequate to one's post: xứng đáng với vị trí công tác của mình
Concise Dictionary
+(sometimes followed by `to') meeting the requirements especially of a task
+enough to meet a purpose
+about average; acceptable

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 sufficient, enough, ample; satisfactory, fitting, equal, suitable:
Is there language adequate to describe my feelings?
2 passable, fair, fair to middling, middling, average, tolerable, (barely) acceptable, (barely) satisfactory, all right, competent, not (at all) bad, so so, Colloq OK or okay, up to snuff, not that or too bad, no great shakes:
The music was good, the band only adequate.
3 equal, suitable, suited, fitted, up, proper, qualified, competent, good enough:
Johnson was unsure that he was adequate to the task at hand.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
~ (for sth)
~ (to do sth) enough in quantity, or good enough in quality, for a particular purpose or need: an adequate supply of hot water + The room was small but adequate. + The space available is not adequate for our needs. + There is a lack of adequate provision for disabled students. + He didn't give an adequate answer to the question. + training that is adequate to meet the future needs of industry
adequacy noun [U]: The adequacy of the security arrangements has been questioned.
adequately adverb: Are you adequately insured?
Collocation Dictionary


be, prove, seem | remain | consider sth, think sth
The trains were not considered adequate for use on the modern railways.


really, very | perfectly, quite, totally | more than
The system is more than adequate to deal with any problems.
| barely, hardly, less than, not entirely, not wholly
The grants given to students are less than adequate.
| more or less
The amount of money we have been given is more or less adequate.
| still | no longer


The old computer is still perfectly adequate for most tasks.

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