Hindi translation of 'lack'
lack /læk लैक्/
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.
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
2. transitive or intransitive verbAvoiding 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:
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 होना
से 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
lacking adjective after link verb
She felt nervous and lacking in confidence.
are clearer and simpler than:
Almost a third of students aged 14 lacked basic reading skills.
Inspectors criticized the lack of adult supervision of children.
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'
They wore long habits of light cream, with deep cowls covering their heads, hiding their lack of faces.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
These Medalonians really did lack the proper understanding of the place of a female.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Case Notes Name: Marie-Thérèse Calvet Session Number: 1 Comments: The patient presents with a lack of respect for other human beings.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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'lack' in Other Languages
- 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 Mängel
- Greek: έλλειψη
- Italian: mancanza
- Japanese: 欠乏
- Korean: 부족
- Norwegian: mangel
- Polish: brak
- Portuguese: falta
- Romanian: lipsă lipse
- Russian: нехватка
- Spanish: carencia
- Swedish: brist ofullkomlighet
- Thai: การขาด
- Turkish: eksiklik
- Ukrainian: нестача
- Vietnamese: sự thiếu
Translation of lack from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary