English translation of कमी
कमीPowered by COBUILD /kami/
Definitions and Translations
nf/kami, kamI, kamee, kamī, kmi, kmI, kmee, kmī/
1. cut transitive verb, countable noun
To cut something, or to make a cut in it, means to reduce it. ⇒ We must cut costs. ⇒ The deal will cut 50 billion dollars from the final cost.
2. decline intransitive verb, variable noun
If something declines, or if there is a decline in something, it becomes smaller, weaker, or worse. ⇒ The number of staff has declined from 217 to 114. ⇒ ...declining standards of literacy. ⇒ ...a 14 per cent decline in sales.
3. decrease countable noun /ˈdiːkriːs ˈडीक्रीस्/
A decrease is a reduction in the quantity or size of something. ⇒ ...a decrease in the number of people without jobs.
4. defect countable noun /ˈdiːfekt ˈडीफ़ेक्ट्/
A defect is a fault or imperfection in a person or thing. ⇒ He was born with a hearing defect.
5. deficiency variable noun
Deficiency in something, especially something that your body needs, is a lack of it. [formal] ⇒ ...a vitamin deficiency.
6. deficit countable noun
A deficit is the amount by which the money received by a country or organization is less than the money it has spent. ⇒ ...Britain's trade deficit.
7. depletion uncountable noun ⇒ ...the depletion of water supplies.
8. drawback countable noun
A drawback is an aspect of something that makes it less acceptable. ⇒ The apartment's only drawback was that it was too small.
9. easing uncountable noun ⇒ The treatment provides some easing of the pain.
10. failing countable noun
The failings of someone or something are their faults or unsatisfactory features. ⇒ The new law's failings could ruin many companies.
11. gap countable noun
If there is something missing from a situation which prevents it from being complete, you can say that there is a gap. ⇒ Tony saw a gap in the market for a cheese specialist.
12. lack 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.
13. lessening uncountable noun ⇒ ...a lessening of violence.
14. loophole countable noun
A loophole in the law is a small mistake or omission which some people use to avoid doing something that the law intends them to do. ⇒ They've found a legal loophole which will allow them to stay as they are.
15. loss uncountable noun
Loss is the feeling of sadness you experience when someone you like is taken away from you. ⇒ ...your feelings of loss and grief.
16. lowering singular noun ⇒ ...the lowering of the voting age to 18.
17. narrowing uncountable noun ⇒ ...a narrowing of the gap between rich and poor.
18. plunge intransitive verb, countable noun
If an amount or rate plunges, or if there is a plunge in an amount or rate, it decreases quickly and suddenly. ⇒ His weight began to plunge.
19. scarcity variable noun
If there is a scarcity of something, there is not enough of it. [formal] ⇒ Conditions have got worse with the scarcity of good drinking water.
20. shortage variable noun
If there is a shortage of something, there is not enough of it. ⇒ ...a shortage of funds. ⇒ Their country is suffering from food shortages.
21. shortfall countable noun
If there is a shortfall in something, there is not enough of it. ⇒ The government refused to make up a £30,000 shortfall in funding.
22. vice countable noun
A vice is a habit which is regarded as a weakness in someone's character, but not usually as a serious fault. ⇒ I spend too much on clothes; that's my only vice.
23. want singular noun
A want of something is a lack of it. [formal] ⇒ If they fail, it is not through a want of effort.
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Translation of कमी from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary