Significado de “lack” - en el Diccionario Inglés

lack en inglés británico

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lacknoun

uk /læk/ us /læk/
lack of sth

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B1 the fact that something is not available or that there is not enough of it:

Her only problem is a lack of confidence.
Lack of sleep had made him irritable.
If he fails it won't be for/through lack of effort (= he has certainly tried).
We won't be going away this year - lack of funds, I'm afraid.

lackverb [ T ]

uk /læk/ us /læk/

B2 to not have or not have enough of something that is needed or wanted:

He just lacks a little confidence.
What we lack in this house is space to store things.
We are lacking three members of staff due to illness.

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(Definición de lack del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

lack en inglés americano

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lacknoun [ U ]

us /læk/

a condition of not having any or enough of something, esp. something necessary or wanted:

a lack of money
She certainly has no lack of friends (= She has a lot of friends).

lackverb [ T ]

us /læk/

to not have any or enough of something, esp. something necessary or wanted:

What we lack in this house is space to store things.
He’s totally lacking a sense of humor.

(Definición de lack del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

lack en inglés de negocios

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lacknoun [ S or U ]

uk /læk/ us

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.

lackverb [ T ]

uk /læk/ us

to not have enough of something that is necessary:

Most of the candidates had the right qualifications but lacked the necessary skills.

(Definición de lack del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)