in·​quo·​rate in-ˈkwȯr-ˌāt How to pronounce inquorate (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inquorate was in 1970

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“Inquorate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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