Translation of adequate in Spanish:

adequate

Pronunciation: /ˈædɪkwət/

adj

  • 1.1 (sufficient) [assistance/funding] suficiente we didn't get adequate notice no se nos avisó con la suficiente anticipación 1.2 (good enough) [explanation/excuse] adecuado, aceptable work of an adequate standard un trabajo de un nivel aceptable the room was perfectly adequate la habitación estaba bien or no estaba nada malto be adequate to sth/-ing he isn't adequate to the task no es una persona idónea or competente para realizar la tarea is she adequate to being left in charge? ¿se la puede dejar al mando?
    More example sentences
    • They point to figures that show current oil supplies are more than adequate to satisfy demand.
    • Allocation of adequate resources for research in these fields is highly desirable.
    • The band simply didn't have the time or resources to find an adequate replacement for Frank.

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