Adequate

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Definition: Adequate


Quick Summary of Adequate


Sufficient; equal to what is required; suitable to the case or occasion.




Full Definition of Adequate


A law that requires Public Utilities to provide adequate service does not create a right for customers to sue the electric company whenever the meat in their freezers spoils because of a power outage in the absence of negligence. Service does not have to be perfect in order to meet a standard of adequacy.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Adequate are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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