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shortcoming

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˈʃɔːtˌkʌm.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈʃɔːrt-/ /ˌʃɔːtˈkʌm-/
C1 a fault or a failure to reach a particular standard: Whatever his shortcomings as a husband, he was a good father to his children. Like any political system, it has its shortcomings.
Translations of “shortcoming”
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺點,弱點…
in Russian недостаток…
in Turkish kusur, eksik, noksan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺点,弱点…
in Polish wada…
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