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English definition of “wanting”


adjective uk   /ˈwɒn.tɪŋ/ us    /ˈwɑːn.t̬ɪŋ/ formal
not having something; lacking: I think she's perhaps a little wanting in charm.Scarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
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