English to Afrikaans Meaning :: lack

Lack :
gebrek
gebrek - gebrekalackgebrekontbreekgebrek
 
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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
Related Words
(1) lack of ::
tekort aan
(2) lack of confidence ::
'n gebrek aan vertroue
(3) lack of sleep ::
gebrek aan slaap
(4) lack of knowledge ::
gebrek aan kennis
(5) lack of time ::
'n gebrek aan tyd
(6) lack of water ::
'n gebrek aan water
(7) lack of money ::
tekort aan geld
(8) lack of interest ::
tekort aan belangstelling
(9) lack of understanding ::
'n gebrek aan begrip
(10) lack of food ::
'n gebrek aan voedsel
Synonyms
Noun
1. absence ::
afwesigheid
2. want ::
wil
3. need ::
nodig
4. deficiency ::
tekort
5. dearth ::
hongersnood
6. insufficiency ::
ontoereikendheid
7. shortage ::
tekort
8. shortfall ::
tekort
9. scarcity ::
skaarsheid
10. paucity ::
gebrek
12. deficit ::
tekort
Verb
13. be without ::
sonder
14. be in need of ::
wees in die behoefte van
15. need ::
nodig
16. be lacking ::
wees ontbreek
17. require ::
vereis
18. want ::
wil
19. be short of ::
wees kort van
20. be deficient in ::
word 'n tekort in
21. be bereft of ::
wees beroof van
22. be low on ::
wees laag op
23. be pressed for ::
gedruk word vir
24. have insufficient ::
onvoldoende
25. be strapped for ::
gegord vir
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.

lack the ability to
sense temperature.

LACK the ability to sense temperature.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 13


On the other hand,
we might lack a certain maturity.

On the other hand, we might LACK a certain maturity.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 16


My theory is that his lack of focus
stems from an over-developed sex drive.

My theory is that his LACK of focus stems from an over-developed sex drive.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 15


The boy may lack experience and sense,

The boy may LACK experience and sense,

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 9


Okay, the Nordic reputation for
lack of humor is well-founded.

Okay, the Nordic reputation for LACK of humor is well-founded.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 5


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