English to Swahili Meaning :: lack

fahari
Lack :
ukosefu
- ukosefuAlackwalikosaanakosainakosa
 

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Noun(1) the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
Verb(1) be without

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(1) Our complete lack of focus (among many other things) contributed to our ultimate demise.(2) Much of the country is suffering severe lack of water, and the small quantities supplied are not good for human use.(3) Sam did not lack for friends(4) the case was dismissed for lack of evidence(5) they lack a leader(6) Jagger's conclusions are similar: ÔÇÿThere is a shocking lack of evidence in this case,ÔÇÖ she says.(7) there was no lack of helpers(8) I have a total lack of respect for him(9) he was critical of a general lack of interest(10) there is no lack of entertainment aboard ship(11) his lack of manners is unbelievable(12) What they lack in experience they make up for in attitude.(13) Murray Iddles says it is a kick in the guts to see industry only contributing $10,000 to the scheme which has now been closed by Growcom due to the lack of support.(14) for lack of time(15) Company executives will not lack for feedback about how they are doing.(16) there was a lack of information
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(1) lack of ::
Upungufu wa
Synonyms
Noun
1. absence ::
kukosekana
2. want ::
wanataka
3. need ::
haja
4. deficiency ::
upungufu
5. dearth ::
ukosefu
6. insufficiency ::
upungufu
7. shortage ::
uhaba
8. shortfall ::
upungufu
9. scarcity ::
uhaba
10. paucity ::
uchache
12. deficit ::
upungufu
Verb
13. be without ::
kuwa bila
14. be in need of ::
kuwa katika haja ya
15. need ::
haja
16. be lacking ::
kuwa anakosa
17. require ::
zinahitaji
18. want ::
wanataka
19. be short of ::
kuwa mfupi wa
20. be deficient in ::
kuwa na mapungufu katika
21. be bereft of ::
kuwa ni kutokuwa na
22. be low on ::
kupungukiwa na
23. be pressed for ::
kuwa taabu kwa
24. have insufficient ::
na upungufu wa
25. be strapped for ::
strapped kwa
Different Forms
alack, lack, lacked, lacking, lacks
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

...when you\'re feeling less,
for lack of a better word, violated...

...when you're feeling less, for LACK of a better word, violated...

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 2


When soldiers lack discipline,
the fault lies with their commander.

When soldiers LACK discipline, the fault lies with their commander.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 9


The boy may lack experience and sense,

The boy may LACK experience and sense,

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 9


lack the ability to
sense temperature.

LACK the ability to sense temperature.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 13


They exploited my complete lack of interest
in what you were doing.

They exploited my complete LACK of interest in what you were doing.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 1


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