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sufficiency

noun abundance, accumulation, adequate resources, affluence, ample stock, amplitude, cache, capacity, competence, copiousness, cornucopia, enough, fill, full measure, fullness, fund, glut, hoard, large amount, plenitude, plenty, plethora, profuseness, profusion, quod satis est, repletion, reservoir, satiety, satisfactoriness, shower, store, superabundance, supply, surfeit, treasure, wealth, wherewithal
Associated concepts: legal sufficiency, sufficiency of the evidence
See also: ability, admissibility, competence, depository, minimum, quorum, satisfaction, store

sufficiency

the question in the law of evidence as to whether a party has produced enough evidence that supports his case. In criminal cases in England and in Scotland, a failure to produce a sufficiency can result in a case being dismissed on a plea of NO CASE TO ANSWER. See CORROBORATION.
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Table 1 Wheat Production, Wheat Consumption and Degree * of Wheat Self-Sufficiency in Pakistan for Selected Years Wheat Degree of Production Wheat Self- Years (000 M Tons) Consumption Sufficiency Previous year (000 M Tons) (Percent) 1949-50 4038 4038 100.
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