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  • 1 adequate — 1. In its meaning ‘proportionate to the requirements’, sufficient, adequate is most commonly used without a complement (There is an adequate supply of food in the flooded area). When it has one, this is either for or to (Their earnings are… …

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  • 2 supply — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sth that is supplied ADJECTIVE ▪ total ▪ It is impossible to measure the total supply of money in circulation. ▪ available ▪ endless, inexhaustible …

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  • 3 adequate — ad|e|quate [ ædəkwət ] adjective *** 1. ) good enough or large enough for a particular purpose: SUFFICIENT: The state needs to maintain an adequate supply of trained teachers. adequate for: The big house is perfectly adequate for just the two of… …

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  • 4 adequate */*/*/ — UK [ˈædɪkwət] / US [ˈædəkwət] adjective 1) good enough or large enough for a particular purpose The state has an adequate supply of trained teachers. adequate for: The house is perfectly adequate for just the two of us. adequate to do something:… …

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  • 5 adequate*/ — [ˈædɪkwət] adj 1) good enough or large enough Syn: sufficient Ant: inadequate The state has an adequate supply of trained teachers.[/ex] It s a small office but it s adequate for our needs.[/ex] 2) satisfactory, but not extremely good Ant:… …

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  • 6 Supply-side economics — is an arguably heterodox school of macroeconomic thought that argues that economic growth can be most effectively created using incentives for people to produce (supply) goods and services, such as adjusting income tax and capital gains tax rates …

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  • 7 supply — ► VERB (supplies, supplied) 1) make (something needed) available to someone. 2) provide with something needed. 3) be adequate to satisfy (a requirement or demand). ► NOUN (pl. supplies) 1) a stock or amount of someth …

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  • 8 adequate — adjective 1 an adequate amount is enough for a particular purpose: The research cannot be completed without adequate funding. (+ for): Are the parking facilities adequate for fifty cars? 2 good enough in quality for a particular purpose or… …

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  • 9 Supply and demand — For other uses, see Supply and demand (disambiguation). The price P of a product is determined by a balance between production at each price (supply S) and the desires of those with purchasing power at each price (demand D). The diagram shows a… …

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  • 10 adequate — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove, seem ▪ remain ▪ consider sth, think sth ▪ These measures are not considered adequate by conservationists …

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  • 11 supply — sup|ply1 W2S3 [səˈplaı] n plural supplies ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(amount available)¦ 2¦(necessary things)¦ 3 gas/electricity/water etc supply 4¦(act of supplying)¦ 5 supply ship/convoy/route etc ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(AMOUNT AVAILABLE)¦ …

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  • 12 supply — supply1 [sə plʌɪ] verb (supplies, supplying, supplied) 1》 make (something needed) available to someone.     ↘provide with something needed.     ↘be adequate to satisfy (a requirement or demand). 2》 archaic take over (a vacant place or role). noun …

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  • 13 Water supply and sanitation in South Africa — After the end of Apartheid South Africa s newly elected government inherited huge services backlogs with respect to access to water supply and sanitation. About 15 million people were without safe water supply and over 20 million without adequate …

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  • 14 Water supply in Hong Kong — Providing an adequate water supply for Hong Kong has always been difficult because there are few natural lakes, rivers or substantial groundwater sources and of its high population density. Although the annual rainfall averages 2 214.3… …

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  • 15 Water supply and sanitation in Yemen — is characterized by poor service quality and low levels of access, the latter being almost as low as in Sub Saharan Africa for sanitation. Yemen is both the poorest country and the most water scarce country in the Arab world. In addition, the… …

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  • 16 Water supply and sanitation in Zambia — is characterized by wide discrepancies in access to an improved water source between urban (90%) and rural areas (40%), as well as limited service quality in urban areas. A reform process undertaken since 1989 in urban areas has been slow to… …

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  • 17 Water supply and sanitation in Latin America — is characterized by insufficient access and in many cases by poor service quality, with detrimental impacts on public health. Water and sanitation services are provided by a vast array of mostly local service providers under an often fragmented… …

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  • 18 water-supply system — Facilities for the collection, treatment, storage, and distribution of water. Ancient systems included wells, storage reservoirs, canals and aqueducts, and water distribution systems. Highly advanced systems appeared с 2500 BC and reached their… …

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  • 19 Water supply and sanitation in Haiti — Haiti faces key challenges in the water supply and sanitation sector:Notably, access to public services is very low, their quality is inadequate and public institutions remain very weak despite foreign aid and the government s declared intent to… …

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  • 20 Water supply and sanitation in Venezuela — is characterized by insufficient coverage and service quality, despite the country s oil wealth. Increases in coverage in the 1990 2001 period have been limited; more recent coverage figures are not readily available.Investments in the sector are …

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