sufficient

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sufficient(
suh
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fih
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shihnt
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (enough)
a. suficiente
We've stored sufficient provisions to be able to survive for several days in case of an emergency.Hemos almacenado provisiones suficientes para poder sobrevivir durante varios días en caso de una emergencia.
b. bastante
The judge now has sufficient information to be able to make a ruling.El juez ya tiene bastante información para poder emitir un fallo.
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sufficient
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. suficiente
to be sufficientbastar, ser suficiente
£5 should be sufficientdebería bastar con 5 libras
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sufficient [səˈfɪʃənt]
adjective
1 (before noun) suficiente
how can we ensure that sufficient funds are available?
given sufficient time con suficiente tiempo
I doubt whether there will be sufficient time to debate this issue given sufficient time, the resarch could lead to a major breakthrough we are unable to produce and supply the weapons in sufficient numbers they have an obligation to provide goods and services in sufficient quantity The police had failed to provide sufficient evidence if the matter is of sufficient importance it will be referred to the directors
if the matter is of sufficient importance si el asunto es lo bastante importante or lo suficientemente importante
to have sufficient evidence to prosecute there wasn't sufficient evidence to bring him to trial Sufficient evidence was submitted to convict him He has sufficient support to form a new government He said he would give her lawyer sufficient time to investigate the new allegations
2
to be sufficient bastar; ser suficiente; ten minutes is quite sufficient con diez minutos basta or es suficiente
six eggs should be sufficient for our needs if his reckoning were correct, two hours should be sufficient the Foreign Ministry said that an apology would not be sufficient to be sufficient [to do] sth A handshake should be sufficient to clinch the deal Sales were not sufficient to make it a profitable proposition ... A single application will be sufficient to last throughout the growing season A rise of 9.5% would not be sufficient to make up for the shortfall
it is sufficient to say that ... basta decir or es suficiente decir que ...
to be sufficient [for] sb/sth He said police videos and photograhs were not sufficient for these purposes Japan had a reserve of oil sufficient for its needs ... That debt alone is sufficient reason for my seeing you to be sufficient for sb/sth [to do] sth The bill is unlikely to have sufficient support for it to become law I don't think there will be sufficient support for the resolution to be accepted winning just one game is not sufficient for them It should have been sufficient for us to say we disagreed
sufficient unto the day (is the evil thereof) ya nos preocuparemos de eso cuando llegue el momento
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