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欠缺
Main
English Definitionto be deficient in; lapse; deficiency
Simplified Script欠缺
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinqiànquē
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄢˋ ㄑㄩㄝ
Cantonese (Jyutping)him3kyut3
Word Decomposition
qiàndeficient; to owe; to lack; yawn
quēdeficiency; lack; scarce; vacant post; to run short of

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Words With Same Head Word    
欠款qiànkuǎnto owe a debt; balance due; debts
欠佳qiànjiāsuboptimal; subpar; not good enough
欠债qiànzhàito owe a debt; the sum owed
欠妥qiàntuǒimproper; inappropriate; unsatisfactory; inadequate
欠安qiàn'ānill (euphemism)
Words With Same Tail Word    
短缺duǎnquēshortage
紧缺jǐnquēin short supply; scarce
候缺hòuquēwaiting for a vacancy
出缺chūquēto fall vacant; a job opening at a high level
列缺lièquēlightning (archaic word)
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