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to a sufficient degree
"she was sufficiently fluent in Mandarin"
In a sufficient manner; enough.
Once we had eaten and drunk sufficiently, we padded off to sleep.
To a sufficient extent.
We wanted to build a tepee, but we couldn't find sufficiently long sticks.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To a sufficient degree; enough.
Etymology: from sufficient.
If religion did possess sincerely and sufficiently the hearts of all men, there would need be no other restraint from evil. Richard Hooker.
Seem I to thee sufficiently possess’d
Of happiness? John Milton.
All to whom they are proposed, are by his grace sufficiently moved to attend and assent to them; sufficiently, but not irresistibly; for if all were irresistibly moved, all would embrace them, and if none were sufficiently moved, none would embrace them. John Rogers, Sermons.
to a sufficient degree; to a degree that answers the purpose, or gives content; enough; as, we are sufficiently supplied with food; a man sufficiently qualified for the discharge of his official duties
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Rank popularity for the word 'sufficiently' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3704
Rank popularity for the word 'sufficiently' in Adverbs Frequency: #264
The numerical value of sufficiently in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of sufficiently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of sufficiently in a Sentence
One limitation of contact tracing is that the application is opt-in, and the requirement of additional effort may lead to contacts not being traced, but the idea is that contact tracing should allow for inferences about the broader population in areas where the opt-in base is sufficiently large enough.
This is a shocking verdict, upholding the first instance sentences shows that the appeals court did not sufficiently examine the case.
We don't believe that the current standard is sufficiently robust to prevent liquid spilling in the event of a derailment or rail accident, so what we want to see are tougher standards for tank cars carrying flammable liquids.
It's massively sub-optimal for the issuer since the bankers are not sufficiently incentivised to get the best possible price execution from global investors, in addition, it reduces the banks' bargaining power in private-sector deals.
At the moment, both the flaperon's appearance and the drift study which 'validates' it seem to be of a weirdness sufficiently ambiguous to bolster confidence in theories across the suspicion spectrum.
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