Translation of "lack" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /læk/ us /læk/
lack of something

B1 not having something, or not having enough of something

falta de algo
My only problem is lack of money.
verb uk /læk/ us /læk/

to not have something, or to not have enough of something

carecer de
Something was lacking in the band’s performance of the song.
She really lacks confidence.

(Translation of “lack” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /lӕk/

to have too little or none of

carecer de
He lacked the courage to ask her out on a date.
be lacking (with in)

to be without or not to have enough

estar desprovisto de
He is lacking in intelligence.

to be absent; to be present in too little an amount

Money for the project is not lacking, but enthusiasm is.

(Translation of “lack” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)