Hindi translation of 'lack'
Word forms: lacks, lacking, lacked
1. uncountable noun
If there is a lack of something, there is not enough of it, or there is none at all.कमी nfअभाव mn
Despite his lack of experience, he got the job. The criminal charges were dropped for lack of evidence.a lack of something a lack of experience/interest/knowledge a lack of resources/support/evidence/progress a lack of sleep/confidence show/cite/perceive a lack a complete/total/distinct lack a relative/apparent lack
SIMILAR WORDSshortage, absence, deficiency
Avoiding negativesIn formal, academic writing, you need to be as clear and accurate as possible. Sometimes, it is better to avoid complicated negative constructions by using words like lack that have a negative meaning. For example, the sentences:
2. transitive or intransitive verb
2. transitive or intransitive verb
If you say that someone or something lacks something, or that something is lacking in them, you mean they do not have any or enough of that thing.किसी चीज़ का अभाव होना/कमी होनासे रहित होना
It lacked the power of the Italian cars. Certain vital information is lacking in the report.be lacking in something lacking in confidence lack resources/skills/credibility lack confidence/courage/ability sorely/sadly/totally/often lacking
lacking adjective after link verbअभावग्रस्तरहित
She felt nervous and lacking in confidence.
Almost a third of students aged 14 lacked basic reading skills. Inspectors criticized the lack of adult supervision of children.are clearer and simpler than:
Almost of third of students aged 14 did not have basic reading skills. Inspectors criticized the fact that there was not enough adult supervision of children.
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Example Sentences Including 'lack'
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Those who enjoyed their hospitality will testify to the complete lack of side displayed by the couple.Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)
The civil service suffers most from a lack of technical knowledge.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
His chief finding was that lack of supply was'not to blame for soaring house prices '.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Lack of experience is a slight worry but she looked streetwise on her sole outing so far.The Sun (2016)
People who may lack confidence or status in the real world can find it here.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The lack of information has left employees confused about where to seek help.The Sun (2009)
The lack of language means that he can play all over the world.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Your lack of general knowledge is a running joke.The Sun (2012)
He was booked for showing frustration, which showed a lack of understanding and maybe empathy.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
His lack of experience is a worry.The Sun (2016)
Like their complete lack of conviction when it matters most.The Sun (2016)
There is a total lack of confidence in his ability to deal with the aerial stuff.The Sun (2014)
This is a total lack of respect towards the coach who did so much for him.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We were just lacking in quality at times.The Sun (2016)
Here they were chopped too small and lacked enough crackle of the fire.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Some people worry about loss of muscle bulk and power from lack of use.M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)
Total lack of use does lead to muscle weakness and muscle wasting.M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)
Distraught relatives at Cairo airport complained of a lack of information.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
His resignation letter reportedly complained of shortages and lack of healthcare and other support for his men.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It lacks enough of the right sort of artists.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Or, indeed, the almost complete lack of it.The Sun (2016)
Prices are also being driven up by a chronic lack of supply.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
She lacks something real to connect with.The Sun (2013)
The researchers said that a lack of counselling may be to blame for failure to quit.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Their biggest error is a lack of judgment in posting this video on to the internet.The Sun (2008)
These are practical people who may lack social skills.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
These people should face criminal charges for their lack of care.The Sun (2008)
They are likely to be practical and physically able but may lack social skills.The Sun (2016)
They did not go on trial due to a lack of evidence.The Sun (2017)
Though her husband lacked the expertise in her subject he by no means lacked the interest.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There is a chronic lack of people wishing to be foster carers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This lack of understanding is still there.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We lack the power to save ourselves from so many scary things in our world.Christianity Today (2000)
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'lack' in Other Languages
British English: lack /læk/ NOUN
If there is a lack of something, there is not enough of it, or there is none at all.
Despite his lack of experience, he got the job.
- American English: lack
- Arabic: نَقْصٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: falta
- Chinese: 缺乏
- Croatian: nedostatak
- Czech: nedostatek
- Danish: mangel
- Dutch: gebrek tekort
- European Spanish: carencia
- Finnish: puute
- French: manque
- German: Mangel
- Greek: έλλειψη
- Italian: mancanza
- Japanese: 欠乏
- Korean: 부족
- Norwegian: mangel
- Polish: brak
- European Portuguese: falta
- Romanian: lipsă
- Russian: нехватка
- Spanish: carencia
- Swedish: brist ofullkomlighet
- Thai: การขาด
- Turkish: eksiklik
- Ukrainian: нестача
- Vietnamese: sự thiếu
British English: lack VERB
If you say that someone or something lacks a particular quality or that a particular quality is lacking in them, you mean that they do not have any or enough of it.
It lacked the power of the other cars.
Those were all qualities he lacked.
Translation of lack from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary