sufficiency

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

suf·fi·cien·cy

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

Definition of SUFFICIENCY

1
:  sufficient means to meet one's needs :  competency; also :  a modest but adequate scale of living
2
:  the quality or state of being sufficient :  adequacy

Examples of SUFFICIENCY

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

First Known Use of SUFFICIENCY

15th century

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