Translation of "shortcoming" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈʃɔːtˌkʌm.ɪŋ/ us /ˈʃɔːrt-/ /ˌʃɔːtˈkʌm-/ us /ˈʃɔːrt-/

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.

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