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noun suf·fi·cien·cy \sə-ˈfi-shən(t)-sē\

Definition of sufficiency

plural

sufficiencies

  1. 1 :  sufficient means to meet one's needs :  competency; also :  a modest but adequate scale of living

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being sufficient :  adequacy



Examples of sufficiency in a sentence

  1. <the sufficiency of the portions is such that you will leave the restaurant with a full stomach but without doggie bags>



15th Century

First Known Use of sufficiency

15th century


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sufficiency

noun suf·fi·cien·cy

Legal Definition of sufficiency

  1. :  the quality or state of being sufficient <the sufficiency of the evidence to convict>




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