Meaning of SUFFICIENCY in English

SUFFICIENCY

suf ‧ fi ‧ cien ‧ cy AC /səˈfɪʃ ə nsi/ BrE AmE noun formal

[ Word Family: verb : ↑ suffice ; noun : ↑ sufficiency ; adverb : ↑ sufficiently ≠ ↑ insufficiently ; adjective : ↑ sufficient ≠ ↑ insufficient ]

1 . [uncountable] the state of being or having enough:

The war has affected the country’s economic sufficiency.

2 . a sufficiency of something a supply that is enough:

a sufficiency of raw materials

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.