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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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HE pointed out that the new capital adequacy requirement were issued after thorough review of the requirement which were applied for more than 10 years in view of the new concepts of risk management and complex processes of stock markets as well as the advances in technology and operating systems of the licensed companies.
Similarly, the NAIC proposal would flesh out existing adequacy standards.
The implementation of adequacy requirements in such a system is a difficult task due to large generation units and relatively small loads.
FSC said that there are eight financial regulations relevant to capital adequacy ratio and only one regarding capital reduction that demands banks to raise capital adequacy ratio to 12.
Norms require banks in China to maintain a capital adequacy ratio of 11.
Head litigators in adequacy lawsuits know that judicial decisions depend on implementation by the political branches and are alert to ways in which this might be achieved.
BIS bank capital adequacy ratio of domestic banks: 2000-2005 (End-period, %) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 June 2005 2005 10.
risk-based capital adequacy regulations relating to an earlier iteration of the Framework.
Under Bank for International Settlements (BIS) rules, internationally active banks are required to keep their capital adequacy ratio above 8%.
2) As a percentage of the basis of measurement for capital adequacy
Sufficiency describes the adequacy of cash flows for meeting a company's needs; efficiency describes how well a company generates cash flows relative both to other years and to other companies.
NEW YORK -- In conjunction with the introduction today of Fitch's new economic capital model known as Matrix, developed by Fitch to provide an assessment of capital adequacy for the financial guaranty industry, Fitch Ratings also is releasing the model's financial results for those same guarantors rated by Fitch.