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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwantingwant‧ing /ˈwɒntɪŋ $ ˈwɒːn-, ˈwɑːn-/ adjective [not before noun] formal  BADsomething that is wanting lacks or misses something that it needs or something that you expect it to have Their security procedures were found wanting.wanting in They were skilled, but wanting in discipline. A certain humanity is wanting in big cities.
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wanting inOur evaluation shows the teacher wanting in several skill areas.
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