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His illness was caused by overwork and want of sleep.
Their work reveals a want of skill.
This system has been designed to supply all your wants.
We aim to satisfy our customers’ wants and needs.
They were worried about, for want of a better word, competition from other charities.
Rangers failed to score a goal, but it was not for want of trying.
This is the British English definition of want. View American English definition of want.