Examples of adequacy in a Sentence
the fire department sent someone to determine the adequacy of the building's evacuation plan
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The adequacy of the trust fund assumes the plants continue operating until the current licenses run out, a handful of years or decades from now.
Harris said, asked about the adequacy of defenses for Hawaii and Guam.
Failure to address this problem leaves states off the hook for funding equity and adequacy.
Wooden worked with him in the aftermath, when there were questions about the adequacy of the department’s response prior to the explosion.
Adding to the misery, federal flood-protection authorities imposed a de facto building ban on the Natomas basin in 2008 after concerns arose about the adequacy of levees there.
Oversight and disclosure have been improved and capital-adequacy rules toughened (see previous story).
In April 2010, Senator James Inhofe (R., Okla.) asked the EPA’s Office of the Inspector General to review the adequacy of the peer-review process behind the Technical Support Document.
Attorney Everett DeLano, who represents ECCHO, said the lawsuit challenges the adequacy of the environmental report.
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Did You Know?
When we question the adequacy of health-care coverage, or parking facilities, or school funding, we're asking if they are equal to our need. The adjective adequate means "enough" or "acceptable"—though in sentences like "His performance was adequate", it really means "no better than acceptable".
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