French translation of deficient
- (= inadequate) [service, equipment]
- (= lacking)
⇒ a diet deficient in vitamin B
un régime carencé en vitamine B,
un régime pauvre en vitamine Bto be deficient in sth (gen)
manquer de qch(in vitamin, mineral)
avoir une carence en qch
Example Sentences Including 'deficient'
I gave him the usual level teaspoon from the sugar bowl, neither heaping nor deficient.The Complete Stories Volume 2
Quite early in her life she had known that she was deficient in intelligence, that she would never be more than a Manual.The Complete Stories Volume 2
Some of the DNA was successfully analysed and this was helpful, but the results were incomplete and some data was technically deficient.SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)
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Translation of deficient from the Collins English to French Dictionary