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Noun
The state of being deficient in something
“We need to go to the supermarket again as there is a lack of food left in the refrigerator.”
Noun
The state of being devoid of something
“There was an absolute lack of trees or greenery in the concrete park.”
Noun
An urgent need for something
“This hospital has a lack of the necessary equipment required to adequately treat its patients.”
Noun
A state of poverty
“The lack in the city, and its surrounding communities, was apparent as a consequence of the corrupt government.”
Noun
A defect or failing
“My lack of sound judgment would lead me to make some very unwise decisions.”
Verb
To be without or deficient in something
“I lack the height or athleticism to become a professional basketball player.”
Verb
To have a need for something
“I lack funds for purchasing a new pair of shoes.”
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