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English definition of “lack”

lack

noun     /læk/
lack of sth B1 not having something, or not having enough of something: a lack of food/money a lack of facilities for young peopleLacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessaryScarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
(Definition of lack noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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