how to pronounce inadequacy


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the above transcription of inadequacy is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

inadequacy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word inadequacy occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

inadequacy is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of inadequacy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is because of an inadequacy of …”

meanings of inadequacy


  1. A lack of competence or ability.
  2. The state of being inadequate.
  3. A shortage of required material.

words with pronunciation similar to inadequacy


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