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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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"Not only do companies have to try to fill their vacancies despite there being a distinct lack of candidates, the additional stress of time and budget constraints is only adding to the pressure."
This study was therefore carried out with the aim to find main factors contributing to the lack of interest in research activities among postgraduate medical students at The Children's Hospital, Lahore.
(2005) study revealed that lack of senior management commitment and involvement, instability of senior managers, inability to change organizational culture, inflexibility of organizational culture toward quality change, incorrect planning, lack of continuous training and education for employees and managers, inadequate knowledge of TQM and poor team work were obstacles in implementation of total quality management.
One can make a case that this would not be so if Atelier Lack had never existed.
The captivating tale revolves on Henrietta Lacks, whose cervical cancer cells were extracted to form the first 'immortal' human cell line.
The reason that David Lack is relevant for readers of PSCF is that one of the thirteen books was Evolutionary Theory and Christian Belief, published in 1957.
Lack of institutional control was cited twice, in 1980 and 2005.
Lack of activities is the cause of young people turning to crime.
Lack of control was simulated by asking participants to vividly recall an experience where they either lacked control or had full control.
The main harriers reported for the lack of sunglass wear included a perceived lack of style [33%), limited high street choice (46%), and high prices (42%).
Instead, physicians cite lack of time, reimbursement, and psychiatric resources as their main obstacles.
Lack of psychiatric support was identified by pediatricians as the main obstacle (53%), followed by lack of time (42%), and lack of reimbursement (41%).