- 1.1 (absent) See examples: the necessary resources are lackinga sense of responsibility is sadly lacking among the stafffaltan los recursos necesariosse carece de los recursos necesarios [formal]what I found lacking in her article was …lamentablemente hay falta de responsabilidad entre el personal1.2 (deficient) See examples:to be lackinglo que eché en falta en su artículo fue …
insomethinghe is completely lacking in tactno tener algocarecer dealgo [formal]she's never lacking in suggestionsno tiene nada de tactocarece del más mínimo tacto [formal]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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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.