in want of

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Definition of in want of

: in the condition of wanting or needing (something) The house is in want of repairs.

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“In want of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20want%20of. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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