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  • v  be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity
    A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school

  • This process now has so much momentum that even $700 billion in taxpayers' money may not suffice to stop it.
  • But 3to 4 hours usually suffice to digest the ordinary meal.
  • Even three lifetimes would hardly suffice for Henin's record run in professional tennis.
News & Articles

  • Burning down the cloud
    June 11, 2013 — There's been a lot of talk recently about the NSA's Internet spying program. By now, you've heard all about it, so I won't go into too much of the details. Suffice it to say that the NSA is reading everyone's e-mails and checking everyone's phone records.
    June 11, 2013 - SD Times
  • Rethinking the Twice-Yearly Dentist Visit
    Annual cleanings may suffice for adults with a low risk for periodontal disease, a new study concludes.
    June 10, 2013 - New York Times
  • Well: Rethinking the Schedule for Visits to the Dentist
    Annual cleanings may suffice for adults with a low risk for periodonatal disease, a new study concludes.        
    June 10, 2013 - New York Times
Quotes

  • David Stern in SI.com
    Suffice to say, we would have liked to have terminated him earlier, but our understanding was the investigation would best be aided if we did not terminate Mr. Donaghy,Stern said.
  • Stan Kasten in ESPN
    Suffice it to say a contract like that simply doesn't fit in with trying to build a team from where we are,Nationals president Stan Kasten said. "We wish Alfonso well. We have been expecting it, and we're ready to move on."
  • Fabian Nunez in International Herald Tribune
    There are no excuses, a simple apology is not going to suffice,said state Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez. "To say we are outraged is an understatement. We want those responsible in the highest levels of the LAPD to pay consequences."

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