1(with sth or sb missing)(collection/set) incompletothe meal would be incomplete without dessert — no sería una comida completa sin un postre
- We are witnessing a compelling, but necessarily incomplete, account of what went on.
- Exceptions are evidence that the explanation is wrong somehow, or incomplete.
- It frequently has to make its assessment on the basis of fragmented, incomplete and confused information.
- Without the confidence to become what he is meant to be, a man remains incomplete.
- It is necessarily too anecdotal and incomplete with respect to the immigrant experience for that.
- For this reason, every history of the Second World War is necessarily fractured and incomplete.
- Yet although Katz's book is necessarily incomplete in what it can cover, it lives up to its goals remarkably well.
- If you're looking for someone to complete you, then by definition, you're incomplete.
- He felt incomplete and therefore wants a more complete experience at the other bookend of his enjoyable Rangers career.
- The reader too draws back and shares his incomplete understanding along with his respect for his mother.
- Yet anyone who has any knowledge of international law will know that it is an incomplete and an imperfect system.
- Another tells of the time when she saw a large and promising box under the tree, only to find it was an incomplete set of BhS glass tumblers.
- There were no records for clients who moved in and out of the hostels and documents about residents' purses were incomplete.
- The skeptics argue that the vision of freedom embodied in the rights tradition is for this reason partial and incomplete.
- He has received incomplete relief of this symptom despite appropriate conventional medication.
- This is where I realized that my childhood, and indeed my life so far, has been woefully incomplete.
- This resulted in some partial or incomplete responses relative to these issues.
- A motion of adjournment was passed, on the ground that those voting by proxy had done so with incomplete information.
- I think if I didn't have any I'd make them up, otherwise my life would feel incomplete.
- A man's life, we are told, is incomplete unless and until he has tasted love, poverty and war.
2(unfinished)inacabadoinconclusosin terminarto be left incomplete — quedar inconcluso / inacabado / sin terminar
- That the problems continue shows incomplete and inadequate system planning and implementation.
- He is finishing his father's incomplete story The Lizard of Oz, according to the New York Times.
- This is useful when there is a need to comment on a shoddy or incomplete job or task.
- Please provide us with a final account for work done adjusted to take account of defective and incomplete work.
- My answer is mumbled and incomplete and leaves me and my questioner unsatisfied.
3(in US football)(pass) incompleto