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Adequate

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

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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The lack of a theoretical framework to measure the adequateness of the recommendations made may hamper the ability of those implementing the recommendations to properly evaluate their real impact on the research enterprise.
Whether our behaviour can be approved of or not depends on the adequateness or inadequateness of affection in relation to its object.
a theurgy that proposes to sing, to invoke, that which is essential and most like proper human beings" or that which expresses "adequateness to our own core." Moreover, "experience of music provides the best access to the hermeneutics of the emotions, especially the expectant emotions," and thus "music is that art of pre-appearance which relates most intensively to the welling core of existence (moment) of That-Which-Is and relates most expansively to its horizon;--cantus essentiam fontis vocat [singing summons the existence of the fountain]." (3)
This is because while people may be able to obtain information, they may not be necessarily able to create new ideas, which reminds me of an old saying [translates as]: Knowledge is acquirement, wisdom is adequateness.
The consultancy will revolve around three main areas: (1) Needs assessment on the ideal production capacity for the garment assembly industry to meet the goals of job creation and exports levels estimated under the HOPE II agreement; (2) mapping of existing and potential sites for industrial parks, assessing the adequateness of the existing ones or justifying the need for new one(s); and (3) elaboration of a feasibility study of the one industrial park with the most potential.
(2.) With respect to the adequateness of a random effect estimator as compared to a fixed effect estimator the authors follow the argumentation in Hsiao (2003): "When inferences will be made about a population of effects from which those in the data are considered to be a random sample, then the effects should be considered random.
One can conclude that the precision of the determination of [eta] (or [eta]*) from the relation (20) (or 21), is directly related to the adequateness of the functions chosen to fit experimental evolutions of the parameters [R.sub.ij] and [R*.sub.ij], as function of normalized remaining ligament length (1 - a/w).
According to the results of first analyse aimed at determine adequateness of included study sample KMO (Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin Measure of Sampling Adequacy) value 0.90, test of Barlett is finding meaningful (3766.858) (Buyukozturk 2006, 43).
Although economic efficiency is only one among many public concerns (besides effectiveness, equity, responsiveness, adequateness, appropriateness, and so on; Dunn, 2004, 223-231), it has received increasing amounts of attention in recent years.
The adequateness of the number of AFLP markers and the number of individuals used to generate the neighbor-joining tree generated was assessed using SESim values (Medina et al.