adequate definition

adequate definition
acceptable explanation

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • adequate — adjective /ˈæd.ʌ.kwɪt/ Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition lawfully and physically sufficient. Ant: inadequate …   Wiktionary

  • DÉFINITION — Traditionnellement, définir, c’est expliciter, lorsqu’il s’agit d’un mot, et, lorsqu’il s’agit d’un être, c’est lui assigner un statut; on définit par genre prochain et différence spécifique: «La rose est une fleur d’églantier dont les étamines… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Adequate equivalence relation — In algebraic geometry, a branch of mathematics, an adequate equivalence relation is an equivalence relation on algebraic cycles of smooth projective varieties used to obtain a well working theory of such cycles, and in particular, well defined… …   Wikipedia

  • Adequate and independent state ground — The adequate and independent state ground doctrine is a doctrine of United States law governing the power of the U.S. Supreme Court to review judgments entered by state courts. Introduction It is part of the basic framework of the American legal… …   Wikipedia

  • adequate — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove, seem ▪ remain ▪ consider sth, think sth ▪ These measures are not considered adequate by conservationists …   Collocations dictionary

  • definition — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ careful, clear, concise, exact, precise, unambiguous ▪ The term ‘partner’ requires careful definition. ▪ The author provides a clear definition o …   Collocations dictionary

  • adequate cause — As the term is used in the definition of manslaughter committed under sudden passion arising from an adequate cause, such cause as would commonly produce a degree of anger, rage, resentment, or terror, in a person of ordinary temper, sufficient… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • adequate remedy at law — A remedy at law which defeats by its existence the jurisdiction of equity, being a remedy which is plain, clear and certain, prompt or speedy, sufficient, full, or complete, practical, and efficient to the attainment of the ends of justice. 27 Am …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Berrios's definition of hallucinations —    In 2005, the British psychiatrist and historian of psychiatry German E. Berrios defined hallucinations as follows. Hallucination is the generic name for a class of utterances reporting subjective experiences (putatively) perceptual in nature… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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