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HSK
weak point / fault / shortcoming / disadvantage / CL: 個|个
HSK 4
lack / shortage of / shortfall / to be short (of) / to lack
HSK 4
to lack / to be short of / lack / shortage
HSK 5
defect / flaw / physical defect
HSK 6
nick / jag / gap / shortfall
HSK 6
vacancy
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  *缺* | 缺* | *缺
deficiency / lack / scarce / vacant post / to run short of
necessary / must have
lack of supplies / unavailable goods
scarce / scarcity
in short supply / scarce
deficiency / shortcoming / hiatus
to be deficient in / lapse / deficiency
not a single one is dispensable / can't do without either
indispensable
to lack / to do without
shortage
default (setting)
absence / absent
badly damaged / shattered
defective / defect
electricity shortage
a regret / sth regrettable
currently in short supply / in deficit (of commodity) / currently vacant (position)
clinical deficiency
to be lacking in moral sense / to lack common basic respect for others / lacking in virtue / mischievous / wicked / cruel / mean
to fill a vacancy / to make up for a shortage / to supply a deficiency
shortage of money
perfect and without blemish / flawless / to leave nothing to be desired
to be absent from work or school
lack of blood
waxing and waning (of the moon)
(of a square shape, such as a house plan) to have a corner missing / (fig.) to lack something / missing piece
vacancy
very short of (food, clean water etc) / extreme shortage / deficit
surplus and shortfall
birth defect
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
(job) opening
better to have nothing (than substandard choice) (idiom); would prefer to go without than accept shoddy option
energy shortage
whole
oil shortage
to overlook / omissions / deficiencies
misdeed / immoral action / wicked deed / a deliberate wrongdoing
to lack food supplies
zero defect / faultless / impeccable
lacking oxygen / anaerobic
in perfect condition / without any defect
to be lacking / to fall short of / to wane / deficit / deficient
birth defect
vacancy
new moon
to fall vacant / a job opening at a high level
speech defect
to remedy omissions and correct errors (idiom)
short of food and clothing / destitute
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
lucrative post
to be deficient in sth / to be short of sth (supplies, money etc)
public nuisance / a wicked, mean spirited individual
symmetry breaking (physics)
breaking
white square character ( □ ), used to represent a missing ideograph
erhua variant of 缺心眼
harelip
thunder and lightning
speech defect
conservative / to preserve the outmoded
brainless / stupid
spontaneous symmetry breaking (physics)
water shortage / dehydration
tragic flaw (Aristotle's hamartia)
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
lightning (archaic word)
frugality prevents destitution (idiom)
anoxia
waiting for a vacancy
to cherish the outmoded and preserve the outworn (idiom); conservative / stickler for tradition
stupid / senseless / dim-witted


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