WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
suf•fi•cient /səˈfɪʃənt/USA pronunciation
suf•fi•cien•cy, n. [uncountable]
suf•fi•cient•ly, adv.: sufficiently informed about the issues.
enough for what is needed:There are barely sufficient funds for the project.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
sufficient /səˈfɪʃənt/ adj
- enough to meet a need or purpose; adequate
- (of a condition) assuring the truth of a statement; requiring but not necessarily required by some other state of affairs
- archaic competent; capable
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin sufficiens supplying the needs of, from sufficere to sufficesufˈficiently adv
- a sufficient quantity
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