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inadequate

US [ɪnˈædəkwət]
UK [ɪnˈædɪkwət]
  • adj.不充分的;不足的;不够的;不胜任的
  • Web不适当的;不充足的
Plural Form:inadequates  
inadequate
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adj.
1.
不充分的;不足的;不够的not enough; not good enough
inadequate supplies
供应短缺
The system is inadequate for the tasks it has to perform.
这个系统要完成它的任务还不够完善。
The food supplies are inadequate to meet the needs of the hungry.
食物供应还不足以应付饥民的需求。
2.
不胜任的;缺乏信心的not able, or not confident enough, to deal with a situation
I felt totally inadequate as a parent.
我觉得我作为父亲(或母亲)完全不称职。

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