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lack 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/lak/,
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lacks, plural;
  1. Be without or deficient in
    • - the novel lacks imagination
    • - she lacks in patience
    • - Sam did not lack for friends
Noun
  1. The state of being without or not having enough of something
    • - the case was dismissed for lack of evidence
    • - there is no lack of entertainment aboard ship
    • - there is a lack of parking space in the town

  1. miss: be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"
  2. 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"
  3. (lacking) deficient: inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
  4. (lacking) nonexistent; "the thumb is absent"; "her appetite was lacking"
  5. Łąck is a village in Płock County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Łąck. It lies approximately south-west of Płock and west of Warsaw.
  6. Lack (in French, manque), is, in Lacan's psychoanalytic philosophy, always related to desire. In his seminar Le transfert (1960-61) he states that lack is what causes desire to arise.
  7. Henrietta Lacks (August 18, 1920 – October 4, 1951)Note: Some sources report her birthday as August 2, 1920 vice August 1, 1920. ...
  8. A defect or failing; moral or spiritual degeneracy; A deficiency or need (of something desirable or necessary); an absence, want; To be without, to need, to require; To be short (of or for something)
  9. (Lacking) Describes a neutral liquor with no body or pronounced characteristics.
  10. Subtraction of body parts. Insufficient seed.
  11. O.   TO STAND FOR SOMEONE OR SOMETHING
  12. Not have enough of something what is needed or wanted.