deficiency - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/dɪˈfɪʃ(ə)nsi/
singulardeficiency
pluraldeficiencies
  1. 1
    a lack of something that your body needs

    anaemia caused by iron deficiency

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  2. 2
    a fault in someone or something that makes them not good enough
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