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adequacy

/ad·e·qua·cy/ (ad´ĕ-kwah-se) the state of being sufficient for a specific purpose.
velopharyngeal adequacy  sufficient functional closure of the velum against the postpharyngeal wall so that air and hence sound cannot enter the nasopharyngeal and nasal cavities.
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The report, "Evaluation of Market Fundamentals and Challenges to Long-Term System Adequacy in Alberta's Electricity Market: 2013 Update," was authored by Mr.
Currently the threshold of capital adequacy ratio of domestic banks is set at 8%-10%, which will be gradually raised beginning next year up to 12.
Because the challenge to separation of powers from adequacy lawsuits is so plain, one might expect them to have given rise to constitutional debates within the states.
The Agencies expect that a notice of proposed rulemaking on possible revisions to risk-based capital adequacy regulations relating to the Framework will be published in mid-2005.
A partially offsetting factor continues to be Lloyd's exposure to long-term uncertainty relating to the adequacy of Equitas' reserves.
Best makes a number of adjustments to a company's reported surplus within the Canadian capital model to provide a more economic and comparable basis for evaluating capital adequacy.
In addition to the recent actions taken to improve reserve adequacy, effective March 1, 2005, Richard K.
The Court has scheduled a hearing on the adequacy of the Disclosure Statement for September 19, 2005 at 9:30 am before Judge Riegle in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Courtroom #1, 300 Las Vegas Blvd.
Fitch's rating actions reflects concerns about ERC's reserve adequacy, including reserves for asbestos-related claims, coupled with the company's underwriting performance that while improved over recent years, continues to lag that of peers and the overall reinsurance industry.
Interestingly enough, the actual premium charged is one of the lesser considerations in determining premium adequacy.
Continued regulators' emphasis on financial ratios and peer comparisons provides a useful approach for auditors to evaluate key factors such as liquidity, capital adequacy and interest sensitivity.