Meaning of “shortcoming” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “shortcoming” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shortcomingnoun [ C usually pl ]

us /ˈʃɔrtˌkʌm·ɪŋ/

a fault of someone or something:

My father had some shortcomings as a businessman, but he was a good father.

(Definition of “shortcoming” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)