deficiency

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun a lack of something, or the amount by which something, e.g. a sum of money, is less than it should be

Food

  • noun a lack of something necessary, especially a nutrient

Law

  • noun the amount of tax owing by a taxpayer after he or she has submitted a tax return which is too low

Military

  • noun an item of equipment which is reported lost or mislaid

Sports

  • noun a failure to reach the required standard in something
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