inquorate

adjective
in·​quo·​rate | \ in-ˈkwȯr-ˌāt How to pronounce inquorate (audio) \

Definition of inquorate

: not having a sufficient number of officers or members present to transact business : lacking a quorum an inquorate assembly … an earlier attempt to vote on the report … failed after the meeting was found to be inquorate.— Tim Beardsley

First Known Use of inquorate

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Inquorate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inquorate. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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