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English Definitionto lack; to be short of; lack; shortage
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Part of Speech(形) adjective
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement.
  2. Less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so.
  3. Short.
(名) As a noun
  1. A state of extreme poverty.
  2. Lack of an adequate quantity or number.
  3. A critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources).
  4. A state of extreme poverty or destitution.
  5. A prolonged shortage.
  6. An acute insufficiency.
  7. The absence of matter.
  8. The state of being defective.
  9. The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable.
(副) As an adverb
  1. Penuriously.
(动) As a verb
  1. Be without, lack; be deficient in.
  2. Be without.
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