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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la suficiencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
City planners will evaluate the adequacy of the proposed plan.Los urbanistas van a evaluar la suficiencia del plan propuesto.
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adequacy [ˈædɪkwəsɪ]
[of income, explanation, facilities] lo aceptable; [of punishment, reward, diet] lo apropiado; [of person] capacidad (f); competencia (f)
he had doubts about the adequacy of the punishment
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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