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  • Sufficiently — Suf*fi cient*ly, adv. 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sufficiently — late 14c., from SUFFICIENT (Cf. sufficient) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sufficiently — enough, sufficient, sufficiently 1. Enough functions as both an adjective and an adverb, whereas sufficient requires modification as sufficiently. As an adjective (or modifier), enough will normally serve, but sufficient is more idiomatic when a… …   Modern English usage

  • sufficiently — adverb a) In a sufficient manner; enough. Once we had eaten and drunk sufficiently, we padded off to sleep. b) To a sufficient extent. We wanted to build a tepee, but we couldnt find sufficiently long sticks …   Wiktionary

  • sufficiently — adv. Sufficiently is used with these adjectives: ↑accurate, ↑broad, ↑challenging, ↑convincing, ↑distinct, ↑effective, ↑flexible, ↑important, ↑impressed, ↑interested, ↑interesting, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • sufficiently — sufficient ► ADJECTIVE & DETERMINER ▪ enough; adequate. DERIVATIVES sufficiently adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • sufficiently — adverb to a sufficient degree (Freq. 23) she was sufficiently fluent in Mandarin • Ant: ↑insufficiently • Derived from adjective: ↑sufficient …   Useful english dictionary

  • sufficiently strong — index prima facie (legally sufficient) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Sufficiently large — In mathematics, the phrase sufficiently large is used in contexts such as::P is true for sufficiently large xwhich is actually shorthand for::there exists an ainmathbb{R} such that P is true for all xge a.This does not necessarily mean that any… …   Wikipedia

  • Sufficiently Breathless — Infobox Album | Name = Sufficiently Breathless Type = studio Artist = Captain Beyond Released = 1973 Recorded = 1973 Genre = Progressive rock Length = 33:15 Label = Capricorn Producer = Phil Walden Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • sufficiently — adverb see sufficient …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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