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(See the entry for sufficient in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- suff. (abbreviation)
- Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent
We have provision sufficient for the family
This army is sufficient to defend the country.
There is not sufficient access to the internet in the some small country villages.
- Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit.
- A two-week training course is sufficient to get a job in the coach-driving profession.
- (archaic) Capable of meeting obligations; responsible.
- self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content.
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- The smallest amount needed.
- Sufficient of us are against this idea that we should stop now.
- sufficient in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- sufficient in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
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