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lacuna

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1 a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number
  • attributes many of the nation's problems to a lacuna of leadership at the top

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2 an incomplete or deficient area
  • a lacuna in its collection of Impressionists that the museum is trying to fill

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The first known use of lacuna was in 1652

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“Lacuna.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lacuna. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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