Meaning of SUFFICIENCY in English

SUFFICIENCY

transcription, транскрипция: [ sə-ˈfi-shən(t)-sē ]

noun

( plural -cies )

Date: 15th century

1. : sufficient means to meet one's needs : competency ; also : a modest but adequate scale of living

2. : the quality or state of being sufficient : adequacy

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.