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Overview of noun deficiency

The noun deficiency has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) lack, deficiency, want

(the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost")

2. (2) insufficiency, inadequacy, deficiency

(lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits")

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