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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˌæ.dɪ.ˈkweɪ.ʃən/
    • /ˌæ.dɪ.ˈkweɪ.ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌæ.dɪ.ˈkweɪ.ʃən/

Definitions of adequation word

  • noun adequation Equivalence. 1
  • noun adequation (linguistics) A change in the meaning of a term depending upon context. 0
  • noun adequation (Obsolete (No longer in use)) The act of equalizing; act or result of making adequate; an equivalent. 0

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Parts of speech for Adequation


adequation popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

adequation usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for adequation

noun adequation

  • similarity — the state of being similar; likeness; resemblance.
  • civil rights — Civil rights are the rights that people have in a society to equal treatment and equal opportunities, whatever their race, sex, or religion.
  • coordination — Coordination means organizing the activities of two or more groups so that they work together efficiently and know what the others are doing.
  • fairness — the state, condition, or quality of being fair, or free from bias or injustice; evenhandedness: I have to admit, in all fairness, that she would only be paid for part of the work.
  • identity — the state or fact of remaining the same one or ones, as under varying aspects or conditions: The identity of the fingerprints on the gun with those on file provided evidence that he was the killer.

Antonyms for adequation

noun adequation

  • difference — the state or relation of being different; dissimilarity: There is a great difference between the two.
  • disagreement — the act, state, or fact of disagreeing.
  • dissimilarity — unlikeness; difference.
  • unlike — different, dissimilar, or unequal; not alike: They contributed unlike sums to charity.
  • disproportion — lack of proportion; lack of proper relationship in size, number, etc.: architectural disproportions.

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