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If you are apostles at all, you are apostles, not of men, nor by man. Your sufficiency is of God.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Meaning of "sufficiency" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SUFFICIENCY

sufficiency  [səˈfɪʃənsɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUFFICIENCY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sufficiency is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SUFFICIENCY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sufficiency in the English dictionary

The first definition of sufficiency in the dictionary is the quality or condition of being sufficient. Other definition of sufficiency is an adequate amount or quantity, as of income. Sufficiency is also efficiency.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUFFICIENCY


agency
ˈeɪdʒənsɪ
cecutiency
sɪˈkjuːʃənsɪ
consistency
kənˈsɪstənsɪ
currency
ˈkʌrənsɪ
deficiency
dɪˈfɪʃənsɪ
dissentiency
dɪˈsɛnʃənsɪ
efficiency
ɪˈfɪʃənsɪ
emergency
ɪˈmɜːdʒənsɪ
frequency
ˈfriːkwənsɪ
immunodeficiency
ˌimjʊnəʊdɪˈfɪʃənsɪ
inefficiency
ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənsɪ
insufficiency
ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənsɪ
physiciancy
fɪˈzɪʃənsɪ
potency
ˈpəʊtənsɪ
pregnancy
ˈprɛɡnənsɪ
proficiency
prəˈfɪʃənsɪ
self-sufficiency
ˌsɛlfsəˈfɪʃənsɪ
sentiency
ˈsenʃənsɪ
superefficiency
ˌsuːpərɪˈfɪʃənsɪ
trenchancy
ˈtrɛntʃənsɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUFFICIENCY

sufferance
sufferer
suffering
sufferingly
suffete
suffice
suffice it to say that
sufficer
sufficience
sufficiencies
sufficient
sufficient condition
sufficient reason
sufficiently
sufficingness
suffisance
suffix
suffixal
suffixation
suffixion

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUFFICIENCY

adrenal insufficiency
current efficiency
energy efficiency
enzyme deficiency
expediency
fuel efficiency
heat efficiency
immune deficiency
leniency
luminous efficiency
mental deficiency
parturiency
protein deficiency
quantum efficiency
resiliency
saliency
tendency
thermal efficiency
transiency
vitamin deficiency
volumetric efficiency

Synonyms and antonyms of sufficiency in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SUFFICIENCY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «sufficiency» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of sufficiency

Translation of «sufficiency» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUFFICIENCY

Find out the translation of sufficiency to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sufficiency from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sufficiency» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

足够
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cantidad suficiente
570 millions of speakers

English

sufficiency
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रचुरता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاكتفاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

достаточность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

suficiência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সক্ষমতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

suffisance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kecukupan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ausreichende Anzahl
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

十分
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

충분한 양
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cekap
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đầy đủ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிறைவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पुरेसे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yeterlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sufficienza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wystarczalność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

достатність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

suficiență
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επάρκεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

genoegsaamheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sufficiency
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tilstrekkelighet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sufficiency

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUFFICIENCY»

The term «sufficiency» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.497 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUFFICIENCY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sufficiency» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sufficiency» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sufficiency

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2 QUOTES WITH «SUFFICIENCY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sufficiency.
1
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
If you are apostles at all, you are apostles, not of men, nor by man. Your sufficiency is of God.
2
Francis Quarles
The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUFFICIENCY»

Discover the use of sufficiency in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sufficiency and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The New Complete Book of Self-sufficiency
Covering all the practicals from ploughing fields to milking cows as well as information on how to create an urban organic garden and harness natural energy, this is perfect for anyone aspiring to the self-sufficient lifestyle.Packed with ...
John Seymour, 2009
2
Data Sufficiency
Veritas Prep's revolutionary approach to Data Sufficiency has helped tens of thousands of students master the subject. Learn everything you need to know to solve any Data Sufficiency problem ever created.
Chad Troutwine, Markus Moberg, Chris Kane, 2010
3
Eco-sufficiency & global justice: women write political ecology
As the twenty-first century faces a crisis of democracy and sustainability, this book attempts to bring academics and alternative globalisation activists into conversation.
Ariel Salleh, 2009
4
Mini Farming: Self Sufficiency on a 1/4 Acre
Start a mini farm on a quarter acre or less and provide 85 percent of the food for a family of four and earn an income."
Brett L. Markham, 2010
5
Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency & Reasoning (Aptitude ...
Data Interpretation Is A Book That Provides Aspirants A More Exhaustive Study Of The Subject With A Focused Approach So As To Equip Them To Take On Any Kind Of Competitive Examination With Confidence.
Career Launcher, 2009
6
Our Sufficiency in Christ
In this book John MacArthur exposes the main ways Christians have displaced their spiritual resources and explains how to avoid making the same error.
John MacArthur, 1998
7
Practical Self Sufficiency
Everything you need to know about modern-day self-sufficient living from stars of the BBC series - It's Not Easy Being Green - Dick & James Strawbridge Want to save on your fuel bills, ready to grow your own, reduce your carbon footprint, ...
Dick Strawbridge, James Strawbridge, 2010
8
Self-Sufficiency on a Shoestring: Recipes for a New, Fun and ...
Living in harmony with the land and seasons is increasingly essential. Within this authoritative book there is detailed, practical information about self-sufficiency on a budget.
Alan Bridgewater, Gill Bridgewater, 2012
9
GMAT Data Sufficiency Prep Course
Practice: Includes 196 examples and more than 205 exercises!. Performance: If your target is 700+ score, this is the book.
Jeff Kolby, Derrick Vaughn, Kunda Vamsidhar, 2009
10
Self-sufficiency of Law: A Critical-institutional Theory of ...
This text covers key guidelines for empirical research and political activities in Western and non-Western countries.
Mariano Croce, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUFFICIENCY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sufficiency is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Colorado's 'Self-Sufficiency Standard' Heads Upward
Meanwhile, the cost of self-sufficiency varied dramatically between different regions, although metrics such as the consumer price index (CPI) and the Federal ... «Pagosa Daily Post, Jun 15»
2
China's grain self-sufficiency policy lives on after its official demise
2014 saw reports claiming China had axed its grain self-sufficiency requirements, and this year officials were said to signal a policy shift away from just bumper ... «China Economic Review, Apr 15»
3
Indonesia self-sufficiency push will drive up beef prices -industry
"The government is too obsessed about self-sufficiency," Thomas Sembiring, executive director at the Indonesian Meat Importers Association (ASPIDI) told ... «Reuters, Mar 15»
4
NFU report reveals alarming forecast for food self-sufficiency
A new report published by the NFU paints an alarming picture of the UK's dwindling self-sufficiency in food. The report, which will be revealed on the opening ... «The Journal, Feb 15»
5
Jokowi confident RI can attain food self-sufficiency in 3 to 4 years
"We can copy such existing examples and broaden [the implementation] nationwide," he added. "My feeling said we can reach [food self-sufficiency] in the next ... «Jakarta Post, Feb 15»
6
Call for self-sufficiency push in NFU new year message
The next government should reverse the UK's slide in food self-sufficiency, NFU president Meurig Raymond has said in his new year message. Mr Raymond ... «FarmersWeekly, Jan 15»
7
PHL rice self-sufficiency target pushed back
The Philippines has pushed back its 2013 target to attain self-sufficiency in rice production by another two years, an official said Tuesday, adding that the country ... «GMA News, Oct 14»
8
NFU calls for plan to stem decline in UK self-sufficiency
With self-sufficiency levels standing at 62% this time last year, and at 75% in 1991, Raymond bemoaned the “downward slope in self-sufficiency” and called for a ... «The Grocer, Aug 14»
9
Welfare state grows; self-sufficiency declines
On the other hand, the Census poverty numbers do provide a very useful measure of “self-sufficiency”: the ability of a family to sustain an income above the ... «Columbus Telegram, Aug 14»
10
Panasonic Contributes to Singapore's Self-Sufficiency Level of …
With over 90% of the food consumed in Singapore being imported, Panasonic hopes the indoor vegetable farm can contribute to the nation's food self-sufficiency ... «MarketWatch, Jul 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sufficiency [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sufficiency>. Nov 2020 ».
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