sufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations
"her father questioned the young suitor's sufficiency"
an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
"enough is as good as a feast"; "there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"
the quality of being sufficient for the end in view
"he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"
Quality or condition of being sufficient.
An adequate amount.
the quality or state of being sufficient, or adequate to the end proposed; adequacy
qualification for any purpose; ability; capacity
adequate substance or means; competence
supply equal to wants; ample stock or fund
conceit; self-confidence; self-sufficiency
Origin: [L. sufficientia: cf. F. suffisance. See Suffice.]
The numerical value of sufficiency in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of sufficiency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You see in a lot of countries there is interest in local production. In Russia it's influenced by a self-sufficiency policy, with Saudi Arabia it's driven by food security.
We don't believe in self sufficiency. We believe in supplying the country's needs, self sufficiency would imply to have an exportable surplus and that is not going to happen soon.
If/when you are engraced by God. Sufficiency is bound to be your portion. Yes of course, God's grace endows all-round sufficiency. So, quest for more and more of God's grace for as long as you live.
In future we have to feed more people, and agriculture is becoming part of geopolitics, you see in a lot of countries there is interest in local production. In Russia it's influenced by a self-sufficiency policy.
We need to have enough information about a suspect so that somebody can reasonably use that information to help keep themselves safe, unless we have a sufficiency of information, we’re not actually going to use any suspect information.
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Translations for sufficiency
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- leorgacht, leordhóthainIrish
- fòghnadhScottish Gaelic
- voldoende hoeveelheidDutch
- tillräcklighet, sufficiencySwedish
- yeterlik, yeterlilikTurkish
- sự đầy đủVietnamese
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