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  • 1 adequate — ad·e·quate adj: lawfully and reasonably sufficient adequate grounds for a lawsuit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adequate …

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  • 2 Adequate Yearly Progress — Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing… …

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  • 3 adequate — 1. In its meaning ‘proportionate to the requirements’, sufficient, adequate is most commonly used without a complement (There is an adequate supply of food in the flooded area). When it has one, this is either for or to (Their earnings are… …

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  • 4 adequate — UK US /ˈædɪkwət/ adjective ► enough or good enough for a particular purpose: »Staff did not receive adequate training. adequate to do sth »Our laws must be adequate to protect our citizens. adequate for sth »This printer should be perfectly… …

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  • 5 adequate remedy — A remedy that a court deems adequate under the circumstances. The remedy may be ordered by the court or arrived at by the parties to the lawsuit.For example, a court might consider it adequate for one party to compensate the other with money… …

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  • 6 adequate protection — n: such action as is judicially determined to protect a secured creditor s interest in property that is part of a bankrupt estate ◇ The U.S. Bankruptcy Code offers a list of examples of actions that are predetermined to provide adequate… …

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  • 7 adequate notice — noun ample notice, commensurate notice, fair notice, good notice, satisfactory notice, sufficient notice, suitable notice, valid notice associated concepts: adequate care, adequate compensation, adequate remedy at law, adequate security Burton s… …

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  • 8 Adequate — Ad e*quate, v. t. [See {Adequate}, a.] 1. To equalize; to make adequate. [R.] Fotherby. [1913 Webster] 2. To equal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It [is] an impossibility for any creature to adequate God in his eternity. Shelford. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Adequate — Ad e*quate, a. [L. adaequatus, p. p. of adaequare to make equal to; ad + aequare to make equal, aequus equal. See {Equal}.] Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an… …

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  • 10 adequate remedy at law — n. A remedy that provides complete and appropriate relief. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. adequate remedy at law n. A leg …

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  • 11 adequate protection — the right of a party with an interest in the debtor s property (such as a secured creditor) to assurance that its interest will not be diminished during the bankruptcy proceedings. (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms) Relief fashioned to protect …

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  • 12 adequate consideration — see consideration Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adequate consideration …

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  • 13 adequate — adequate; in·adequate; …

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  • 14 adequate care — n. Care appropriate to the risk in question. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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  • 15 adequate compensation — n. Under eminent domain, the market value of property when taken. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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  • 16 adequate resources — index sufficiency Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 17 adequate — (adj.) 1610s, from L. adaequatus equalized, pp. of adaequare to make equal to, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + aequare make level, from aequus (see EQUAL (Cf. equal)). The sense is of being equal to what is required. Related …

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  • 18 adequate — [adj] enough, able acceptable, all right, capable, comfortable, commensurate, competent, decent, equal, fair, passable, requisite, satisfactory, sufficient, sufficing, suitable, tolerable, unexceptional, unobjectionable; concepts 533,558 Ant.… …

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  • 19 adequate — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ satisfactory or acceptable. DERIVATIVES adequacy noun adequately adverb. ORIGIN from Latin adaequare make equal to …

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  • 20 adequate — [ad′i kwət] adj. [L adaequatus, pp. of adaequare < ad , to + aequare, to make equal < aequus, level, equal] 1. enough or good enough for what is required or needed; sufficient; suitable 2. barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable… …

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