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Definition of insufficiency noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

insufficiency

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənsi//
 
[uncountable, singular] (specialist)
 
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the fact that something is not large, strong or important enough for a particular purpose cardiac insufficiency