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sufficient

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Adjective

sufficient (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
sufficient

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  1. Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as, provision sufficient for the family; an army sufficient to defend the country.
  2. Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit.
  3. Capable of meeting obligations; responsible.
  4. Self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content.

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Determiner

sufficient

  1. the smallest amount needed
    Sufficient of us are against this idea that we should stop now.

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