Examples of sufficiency in a Sentence
the sufficiency of the portions is such that you will leave the restaurant with a full stomach but without doggie bags
Recent Examples of sufficiency from the Web
Though spurred by environmental concerns — rivers choked with toxic chemicals, local children with high levels of lead in their blood — Beijing’s move also seems emblematic of its increasing self-sufficiency and growing rejection of the West.
Money raised helps assist vulnerable neighbors work toward self-sufficiency.
But then the opponent will have to counter these adjustments; so the self-sufficiency and problem solving still exists.
Catholic Charities Atlanta helps local refugees achieve economic and social self-sufficiency within their first six months in the country.
The move appears to have strengthened China’s resolve to continue its drive for self-sufficiency and to curb imports in various high-tech fields.
The government lays down strict protocols for their adjustment to self-sufficiency: A couple has eight months in which to learn English and each find a job.
The announcement of the program follows Carson’s proposal to raise rents for millions of Americans who live in public housing as a path to self-sufficiency by pushing more people to find work.
Portrayed by Wasikowska with equal parts annoyance, determination and admirable self-sufficiency, Penelope becomes an avatar for generations of women who have lived in constant danger of being saved, or at least changed for their own good.
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