carente

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin carentem, accusative singular of carēns.

Adjective[edit]

carente m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural carenti)

  1. (with di to mean in) lacking
    • 2012, Gilberto Corbellini, Stili alimentari e salute di genere, page 24, ISBN 8856871653
      Ora, in quel contesto socio-economico, all'origine di una dieta carente di ferro c'erano certamente anche delle ragioni di preferenza alimentare.

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

carente

  1. ablative masculine singular of carēns
  2. ablative feminine singular of carēns
  3. ablative neuter singular of carēns

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin carentem, accusative singular of carēns.

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Adjective[edit]

carente m, f ‎(plural carentes, comparable)

  1. (with de) destitute; in need (of); devoid (of) (lacking something)
    Essa região está carente de florestas.
    This region is destitute of forests.
  2. (sometimes euphemistic) destitute; poor (lacking money)
    Eles não dão a mínima para as famílias carentes.
    They don’t care about the poor families.
  3. in need of emotional connection
    Desde que seus filhos morreram, ela está carente o tempo inteiro.
    Ever since her children died, she is in need of emotional connection all the time.

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

carente m, f ‎(plural carentes)

  1. lacking, devoid

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