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lack

noun [S or U]
 
 
/læk/
a situation in which there is not enough of something, or something is not available: serious/severe lack of sth Many of these communities are having to cope with a severe lack of resources. "Lack of time" is frequently cited as the reason for poor-quality work.
(Definition of lack noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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