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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner or to a degree that is not sufficient to meet a need .

Usage examples (36)
  • The temporary camps were inadequately equipped
  • A U.S. study looked at men who were employed "inadequately" - they had involuntary part-time jobs - and found that they were more depressed than were fully employed people.
  • I say "inadequately" because what the word really refers to is the feeling aspect of consciousness.
  • Mr Nxesi said the teachers felt the main issue of the reinstatement of dismissed teachers had been "inadequately" addressed by the Department of Education and Training. for more
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