Translation of lacking in Spanish:
- 1.1 (absent) the necessary resources are lacking faltan los recursos necesarios, se carece de los recursos necesarios [formal] a sense of responsibility is sadly lacking among the staff lamentablemente hay falta de responsabilidad entre el personal what I found lacking in her article was … lo que eché en falta en su artículo fue … 1.2 (deficient) to be lacking
insth no tener* algo, carecer* dealgo [formal] he is completely lacking in tact no tiene nada de tacto, carece del más mínimo tacto [formal] she's never lacking in suggestions siempre tiene algo que sugerirExample sentences
- Even the seeds are partly or wholly lacking, and when present are very thin and small.
- Reports of exactly what is happening or has happened in Tal Afar are lacking, and those that are available have little detail.
- Police presence, which is lacking, should act as a deterrent for criminals.
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