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lack for something

to lack something. We don't lack for new ideas. We lack for nothing, thank you.

lack for

v.
To be in need of something or someone. Used chiefly in the negative: She is very popular and does not lack for friends. Because he's rich, he doesn't lack for luxuries.
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I also wish that the author had spent a little more time developing support for his contention that Lack is the father of evolutionary ecology.
It's a saga made famous by the 2010 best-seller ''The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
In order to successfully promote from within the organization, a developmental process must be in place to introduce key individuals to the key leadership capabilities, provide "safe" opportunities to develop any critical skills they may lack, and then assign them successively more intense, complex programs to manage.
The Tax Court recently held that it lacks jurisdiction under Sec.
Personally, I hope the whole person concept is applied only in those instances in which the lack of technical skills can not lead to a disaster.
I wonder if health problems are just a lack in parental rearing.
A lack of available common carriers (vehicles with drivers), poses similar problems.
Many programs for HIV-positive women lack services to support safe conception, frequently consider women only or primarily in terms of reproduction, and can unethically deny HIV-positive women reproductive health services.
It is not uncommon for those who hold these values to convey a certain invulnerability that often translates behaviorally as lack of respect, under-appreciating multiple perspectives, objectivity polarized against emotion and intuition, failure to seek win-win solutions, or as insularity and lack of openness.
An estimated 18,000 Americans die each year because they are uninsured and lack adequate medical care, according to the Institute of Medicine, which also says the United States spends around $100 billion each year on medical care for the uninsured.
In July 2004 the Infectious Diseases Society of American published Bad Bugs, No Drugs on the lack of new antibiotics being developed by pharmaceutical companies, while drug resistance to existing antibiotics rises rapidly, People should know:
The following Test Method has been withdrawn by the Quality and Standards Management Committee due to lack of progress in their review:
Aside from not having the proper permits for construction projects, some of the leading factors that contribute to construction safety fatalities and accidents are a lack of safety training for management staff and workers, and a lack of safety supervision on sites.
Lack of balance in the diet equals lack of balance in the skin--makes sense, right?
Differential costs or values: where illegal activities are driven by regulations that create cost differentials between legal and illegal products, by differential compliance costs (or different consumer prices), by demand in different countries for scarce products for which substitutes are not available or accepted, and by a lack of concern for the environment.