Lack: Noun

lack LELB Society /læk/
verb [T]
to not have or not have enough of something that is needed or wanted:
He just lacks a little confidence.
What we lack in this house is space to store things.
We are lacking three members of staff due to illness.

lack /læk/
lack of sth the absence of something or when there is not enough of it:
Her only problem is lack of confidence.
Lack of sleep had made him irritable.
If he fails it won’t be for/through lack of effort (= he has certainly tried).
We won’t be going on holiday this year – lack of funds, I’m afraid.

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