not for want of

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Definition of not for want of

: not because of not having or doing (something) Her failure to get the information was not for want of trying.

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“Not for want of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20for%20want%20of. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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