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Noun
A lack or shortage
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“Boron deficiency is the most widespread of all the micronutrient deficiencies in many crop regions.”
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A failing or shortcoming
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“He felt that this was due to a deficiency in the process of independent reasoning employed by the scholars who introduced these rulings.”
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The state of being ill or unhealthy
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Inferior or deficient in quality
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Deficiency
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An inability to perform
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The neglect or omission of an expected or required action
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The state of being insolvent
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An act or incidence of defecting
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The absence or opposite of something actual or positive
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A decrease in an amount
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An inefficient part or factor
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Money that is owed and should have been paid earlier
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The need or necessity for something
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