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Inadequately is a member of the word family adequate, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

Definition of the adverb inadequately

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  1. in an inadequate manner or to an inadequate degree
    • example: the temporary camps were inadequately equipped
    • antonym: adequately

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Relationships (2009)

Vol. 1- by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher

First, feeling inadequately accepted by other people promotes a number of aversive emotions (such ...

Google previewDocumentation Encyclopaedia of UNESCO and Education (1991)

by J. C. Aggarwal, S. P. Agrawal

As a consequence, there is a rather high proportion of unqualified or inadequately trained teachers in primary schools in many Member-States, who must be given regular in-service training to ensure that the quantitative expansion in ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues [2 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues by Jill Ann Grimes MD, Lori Apffel Smith MD, Kristyn Fagerberg MD

Inadequately protected intercourse might include failure of an appropriately used contraceptive, for example, condom breakage or leakage, IUD expulsion or removal during mid-cycle, dislodgement of cervical cap or diaphragm, or mistimed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare (2013)

by Marc Bekoff, Carron A. Meaney

For example, some researchers have speculated that AIDS was transferred to the human population through an inadequately screened polio vaccine given to 250,000 Africans in the late 1950s. Although the hypothesis is likely false, ...

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Scrabble value of I1N1A1D2E1Q10U1A1T1E1L1Y4

The value of this 12-letter word is 25 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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