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adequate

 [ad´ĕ-kwit]
sufficient in quantity, quality, or amount to achieve a desired therapeutic effect.

adequate

Satisfactory in quantity or quality; sufficient.
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They were to frame a NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, adequate to the EXIGENCIES OF GOVERNMENT, and OF THE UNION; and to reduce the articles of Confederation into such form as to accomplish these purposes.
Suppose, then, that the expressions defining the authority of the convention were irreconcilably at variance with each other; that a NATIONAL and ADEQUATE GOVERNMENT could not possibly, in the judgment of the convention, be affected by ALTERATIONS and PROVISIONS in the ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION; which part of the definition ought to have been embraced, and which rejected?
But is it necessary to suppose that these expressions are absolutely irreconcilable to each other; that no ALTERATIONS or PROVISIONS in the articles of the confederation could possibly mould them into a national and adequate government; into such a government as has been proposed by the convention?
This is an example of the difficulty of constructing an adequate philosophy of any one science without taking account of other sciences.
FDA has generally agreed in its pre-IND response that the plan of drug development presented by the company to the FDA is generally adequate at this time.
I) have adequate heating as per current hmo requirements;
He said around 45 million Pakistani women lack safe and adequate sanitation, 20 million of them does not have toilets at all.
Rice production sufficiency should be one of our policy goals, to move the country toward achieving the right to adequate food for all Filipinos.
"We will make sure there is adequate food supply," he intoned.
'We also need an adequate workforce to meet the increasing workload to accomplish this national task,' Mr Ahmad added.
Amongst 40 molars prepared with rotary instruments, 36 had acceptable length, 34 had adequate density and 37 had adequate taper.
Its range is adequate to bring all of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Syria under Iran's nuclear umbrella, as well as parts of India, Turkey, and Egypt.