from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A deficiency; a flaw.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A falling-off of the usual produce, quantity, or amount, as of a crop.
  • noun A failure of performance, as of duty; a coming short; a delinquency.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The failure of a crop, or the like.
  • noun Neglect of, or failure in, performance of duty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun deficiency

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a failing or deficiency


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