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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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that the petitioner's lawyer performed deficiently at trial, but
This led, according to Lucjan Orlowski (1993), to a fall in incentives regarding the setting of prices and to a deficiently operating consumer goods industry.
140) 23andMe does address informed consent for research, (141) albeit deficiently, by requiring that prior to having their sample processed, users must read and acknowledge an online "Consent and Legal Agreement" which discloses some, but not all, elements of informed consent (e.
A construction of a right that cannot be enforced by its possessors when that right is most egregiously violated is a deficiently weak construction of that right.
The sediments affected by neotectonic faulting are usually deficiently dated and generally attributed to the upper Pliocene-lower Quaternary, thus proving evidence only for the longer term (~2.
Hence, the resultant form was more of a transposed traveling theatre, deficiently recorded on video.
Workforce: Exploring the Challenges of Employer-Provided Workforce Readiness Training," a survey of 217 employers reported that a third of newly hired high school graduates are deficiently prepared for their work, 21.
He said deficiently performing corporations need to be pulled out and improvement in tax culture is the need of hour.
The contingent view is that the operations of local governments in the region are typified by: deficiently qualified and under-motivated staff; an administrative ethos that engenders high attrition rate of professional staff; and managerial processes that are, for the most part, devoid of strategic planning or effective management.
As ecclesiastical law, for example, deficiently reflects divine justice, it must be implemented with mercy--with compassion for frail humanity, an oft-repeated theme in Leo's sermons.
We consider that it is necessary to present the general scheme of the speech therapy intervention in order to detail the therapeutic stages and sub-stages that comprise many applications, exercises and speech therapy procedures that have to be carried out according to the phonematic structure of each sound deficiently pronounced or articulated.
For Kristjansson, justified self-esteem matters in education "for the simple, practical reason that students who overestimate or underestimate their achievements or who feel overly or deficiently satisfied with those achievements do not make good learners" (ibid.
On his Christian theistic grounding (Chapter 16) he argues, then, that the image of God in humans (imago dei) alone is insufficient to ground human worth, because some who possess the image may, due to incapacity, also deficiently reflect that image.
Indeed, this is exactly the mechanism that the mirror stage introduces: the process of seeing oneself as deficiently dissimilar from an exterior image of oneself other--often older--people admire and reinforce.
106) This reasoning overlooks the possibilities that our free market system operates deficiently, or that our free market system, although perhaps currently successful, lives on borrowed time because the well of virtue upon which it depends is running dry.