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British English: /ˈwɒntɪŋ/
American English: /ˈwɑn(t)ɪŋ/
, /wɔn(t)ɪŋ/


  • 1 (lacking) See examples: to be wanting what was wanting was a little understanding
    ce qui faisait défaut, c'était un peu de compréhension
    to be wanting in a speech wanting in fervour
    un discours manquant d'ardeur
  • 2 (Religion) (failing expectation) See examples: to be found wanting
    être réprouvé

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