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wanting

US [ˈwɑntɪŋ]
UK [ˈwɒntɪŋ]
  • adj.缺乏;不足;缺少;欠缺
  • prep.
  • v.“want”的现在分词
  • Web曲婉婷;不足的;没有
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adj.
1.
~ (in sth)
缺少;缺乏;不足not having enough of sth
The students were certainly not wanting in enthusiasm.
学生们当然不乏热情。
2.
~ (in sth)
欠缺;不够好;不令人满意not good enough
This explanation is wanting in many respects.
这一解释在很多方面不能令人满意。
The new system was tried and found wanting .
这一新系统经测试发现不够好。

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