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lacking

US [ˈlækɪŋ]
UK ['lækɪŋ]
  • adj.缺乏;没有;不足;匮乏
  • v.“lack”的现在分词
  • Web缺乏的;缺少的;贫乏
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adj.
1.
~ (in sth)
没有;匮乏;缺乏;不足having none or not enough of sth
She's not usually lacking in confidence.
她平时并不缺乏自信心。
The book is completely lacking in originality.
这部书完全没有创意。
He was taken on as a teacher but was found lacking(= was thought not to be good enough) .
他获聘为教师,能力却显得一般。
2.
不在场;得不到not present or not available
I feel there is something lacking in my life.
我觉得我的生活中缺少点什么。

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