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deficiency 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/diˈfiSHənsē/,
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deficiencies, plural;
  1. A lack or shortage
    • - vitamin A deficiency in children
  2. A failing or shortcoming
    • - they did not like having the deficiencies of their city pointed out to them

  1. lack: the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
  2. insufficiency: lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
  3. (deficient) inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
  4. (deficient) insufficient: of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"
  5. (deficient) falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing"
  6. Inadequacy or incompleteness; An insufficiency, especially of something essential to health
  7. Vitamin deficiencies
  8. (DEFICIENCIES) Items in the contract that have not been completed at the time of inspection. Seasonal Deficiencies are the most common as weather and climate make it impractical to complete certain kinds of exterior work.
  9. (Deficiencies) Areas along the track that cannot handle expected increased train frequencies.
  10. (deficient) (adj.): Not having an adequate or proper supply or amount.
  11. An insufficient payment, often relating to an amount recovered under a power of sale or foreclosure action.
  12. The amount a debtor owes a creditor after the creditor seizes and sells the collateral. A deficiency arises when the collateral is sold for less than the amount of the debt.
  13. Failure to meet a set performance standard.
  14. Growth symptoms (such as chlorosis) caused by insufficient supply or unavailability of plant nutrients.
  15. Money that a borrower who has lost real estate in foreclosure still owes to the lender because the foreclosure sale failed to generate enough money to pay off the loan. ...
  16. A lack of something; in the case of endocrine deficiency, not enough of a hormone.
  17. any weakness or insufficiency of qi, blood, yin, yang or essence
  18. A type of mutation caused by loss of one or more nucleotides from a DNA segment. Deficiencies can be very large, encompassing many genes and megabases of DNA, to the point of producing a visible cytological abnormality in a chromosome. ...
  19. An internal control shortcoming or opportunity to strengthen internal controls.
  20. The amount by which a project's cash flow is not adequate to meet debt service.
  21. If you have a deficiency it means you are lacking in a particular substance needed by the body.
  22. The excess of a correct tax liability over the amount that has been credited to the taxpayer.
  23. Lacking in something important. A deficiency of nutrients in a plant, for example, can stunt its growth.
  24. the nonfulfillment of NIST/OWM conditions and/or criteria for accreditation. (HB 150, modified)
  25. State or condition of lacking a substance, quality or characteristic that is essential for completion. Deletion