carecer de

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carecer de(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to lack
Nuestro departamento carece de los fondos necesarios para llevar a cabo un proyecto de tal envergadura.Our department lacks the necessary funds to carry out a project of such magnitude.
b. to not have
Solo una persona que carece de sentimientos podría decir algo así.Only a person who doesn't have any feelings could say something like that.
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