Translation of shortcoming in Spanish:


defecto, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʃɔːtkʌmɪŋ//ˈʃɔrtˌkəmɪŋ/


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    defecto masculine
    deficiencia feminine
    punto flaco masculine informal
    • The time is at hand to correct all of these shortcomings as a matter of urgency.
    • Of course he had his shortcomings like us all but these were mainly inclined to show up on the home front.
    • For all their shortcomings, there is more to celebrate in this team than some would have us believe.
    • Film observers say that the industry needs to sit up and discuss its shortcomings.
    • Unless we are prepared to accept our shortcomings we will never improve our condition.
    • Jim Duffy made no attempt to hide from the reality of his side's shortcomings.
    • Equally damaging, the report has revealed shortcomings in the process of government.
    • He is frank about what he sees as the shortcomings of his great predecessors.
    • This is a very entertaining book to read, however it suffers from many shortcomings.
    • The many strengths of the book have, I hope, been fully explored, so here are one or two shortcomings.
    • There are clearly still shortcomings in this area, and they must and will be rectified.
    • It's time that politicians stopped blaming their shortcomings on the population.
    • It would be easy to castigate York for ineptness but their only shortcomings were lack of size and speed.
    • The November floods highlighted many shortcomings in the existing flood defences of our region.
    • Their youth and beauty also made up for any shortcomings in this area on the part of the wife.
    • Despite certain shortcomings it succeeds in opening our eyes and minds to the very nature of art itself.
    • Many of the postings clearly demonstrate the shortcomings of Scottish education.
    • The internet is showing real shortcomings, as users increase and applications diversify.
    • There may well have been shortcomings in the doctoral thesis Dr King submitted.
    • The first step is to address the shortcomings of our education system.