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shortcoming
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
shortcoming /ʃɔ:t'kʌmiɳ/
  • danh từ
    • thiếu sót, khuyết điểm, nhược điểm
Concise Dictionary
shortcomingsnoun
+a failing or deficiency
Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
failure, defect, deficiency, weakness, frailty, drawback, liability, imperfection, weak point, flaw:
One might justifiably regard colour-blindness as a shortcoming in an interior decorator.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[usually pl.] a fault in sb's character, a plan, a system, etc.
Synonym: DEFECT
She made me aware of my own shortcomings. + Despite a number of shortcomings, the project will still go ahead.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

obvious, perceived | fundamental, serious | minor | sb's own, personal | technical

VERB + SHORTCOMING

have, suffer from | draw attention to, expose, highlight, identify, reveal | be aware of
They are well aware of their own shortcomings.
| ignore, overlook
The committee is willing to overlook your past shortcomings.
| compensate for, eliminate, make good, make up for, overcome, remedy
Their proposal seeks to remedy these shortcomings.

SHORTCOMING + VERB

stem from sth
Not all these shortcomings stem from inadequate resources.

PREP.

despite/in spite of sb/sth's ~s
Despite its obvious shortcomings, the plan was accepted by the government.
| ~ in
the shortcomings in the law

PHRASES

shortcomings on sb's part
They said the accident was due to shortcomings on the part of the pilots.



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