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lacking an essential element

not enough to meet a demand or requirement

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inadequate in amount or degree

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of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

falling short of some prescribed norm

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By disregarding Manhattan as an amoral, deficiently intersubjective space which, until that very moment, held him, he is finally set free from the inherent contradictions and the concomitant multiple vacuity of urban metaphysics (including Manhattan as an intrinsically ambiguous, 'presentless' place and also as a partly ahistoricized, aestheticized space).
In Monterrey, a plant manufacturing electronic parts was operating deficiently because of a fault in a vibrator device that loads minute electronic parts on special frames.
Equipped with a deficiently judgment, a lener (insurer) can proceed to recover directly against the mortgagor's personal assets.
The Fed's stress test generally went smoothly; those shown deficiently capitalized under a recession scenario were found so mainly because of premature plans to return capital to shareholders.
Even if the government acts very slowly or deficiently with respect to the Kurdish issue and even if the Turkish state returns to the unlawful and immoral methods of fighting against the PKK of the 1990s, a rights struggle that is based on violence cannot find any support in today's world.
Ninth Circuit that Richter's counsel performed deficiently, but
Askanazi, (47) the defendant, a pain doctor, was prosecuted under the wire and mail fraud statutes for, among other things management, submitting claims for pain management services that were either medically unnecessary or deficiently rendered.
More than 40 percent of surveyed employers say incoming high school graduates hired are deficiently prepared for the entry-level jobs they fill.
Jarras, Haftung fur die Verletzung yon EU-Recht dutch nationale Organe und Amtstrager, 1994 NEUE JURISTISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT 881, 884 (providing as examples of Member State liability triggers (1) breaching directly effective Community law, including provisions of a directive, (2) not or deficiently applying Community regulations, (3) applying national implementation law in contravention of a Community directive, and (4) interpreting national law in nonconformity with Community law).
FINRA also found that Jefferies committed several other violations in connection with its ARS business, including exercising discretion without written authority; failing to deliver official statements in connection with purchases of municipal new issue ARS; using misleading ARS advertising and marketing materials; selling restricted (Rule 144A) ARS to a customer that was not qualified to buy them; failing to implement an information barrier with a customer; deficiently completing order tickets for ARS trades; and, failing to establish and maintain an adequate supervisory system, including written supervisory procedures, relating to the operation of the CCM group and its preparation and use of advertising and sales material for ARS.
conclusions, which arise from deficiently simulated "trial"
Fitch believes that the industry's loss reserve position has improved considerably in the last four years as reserves for recent hard market accident years were set at more prudent levels, while reserves established during the last soft market that developed deficiently are largely paid and represent an ever smaller percentage of total reserves.