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lack

  

      n  
1    an insufficiency, shortage, or absence of something required or desired  
2    something that is required but is absent or in short supply  
      vb  
3    when intr, often foll by: in or for   to be deficient (in) or have need (of)  
to lack purpose     
     (C12: related to Middle Dutch laken to be wanting)  
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lac, lacker, lackey, lackaday

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
a person who has a lack of experience, skill or knowledge in a particular sphere or activity, especially computing or the use of the Internet
[Slang];[Pej.] Also written "n00b" (with zeros). The word came from "newb" or "newbie" which refers to someone who is just starting out in the use of the Net.
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
n.
faute de riz, on mange de la bouillie
n.
faute de morue, on mange du poulet
n.
faute de boeuf, on fait labourer par son âne
n.
faute de rossignols, on se contente de hiboux
n.
ce qui nous manque nous instruit
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