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lack

verb be bereft of, be deficient, be deprived of, be desirous, be destitute, be in need, be in want, be inaddquate, be inferior, be insufficient, be needy, be poor, be wanting, be without, crave, desiderate, desire, fall short, feel a dearth, hunger for, long for, miss, need, require, suffer privation, want, wish for, yearn for
Associated concepts: lack of capacity, lack of consideration, lack of due care, lack of good faith, lack of intent, lack of juuisdiction, lack of knowledge, lack of mutuality, lack of probable cause, lack of prosecution, lack of trustworthiness
See also: absence, dearth, defect, deficiency, deficit, delinquency, demand, disadvantage, failure, foible, insufficiency, market, need, omission, paucity, poverty, privation, require, vice
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The captivating tale revolves on Henrietta Lacks, whose cervical cancer cells were extracted to form the first 'immortal' human cell line.
In March, researchers in Germany published the sequence data and posted it in a public database without the Lacks family's knowledge.
It's a saga made famous by the 2010 best-seller ''The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
They are grown under the name HeLa cells, short for Henrietta Lacks, though many students still learn the cells came from Helen Lane--a name doctors originally made up to hide Lacks' identity.
In the corporations that have focused on program leadership development for succession planning, promising individuals receive technical training for high-responsibility program management positions, but they may, nevertheless, lack the depth of experience or leadership capability required to be effective in these positions.
In Billings, the Tax Court held that it lacks jurisdiction in stand-alone cases when the IRS has not determined a deficiency.
All of them have become overwhelmed in recent years due to a lack of upgrades and the upswing in trade as internal security has improved.
In spite of this, some populations remain underserved in this regard, either because of oversight or a lack of knowledge.
Disruptive behavior is a non-specific marker for concerns that can range from a lack of intra- and interpersonal effectiveness skills to deeper problems such as chronic stress, burnout, depression or other mood disorders and substance abuse.
Lack of balance in the diet equals lack of balance in the skin--makes sense, right?
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Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster, Wilsona Elementary School in Lake Los Angeles and Palm Tree and Tamarisk schools in Palmdale must improve their school culture and climate, which experts found contributed to poor morale, low expectations and a lack of open communication.