carente

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin carentem, accusative singular of carēns.

Adjective[edit]

carente (masculine and feminine plural carenti)

  1. (with di to mean “in”) lacking
    • 2012, Gilberto Corbellini, Stili alimentari e salute di genere, page 24, →ISBN
      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]

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carente

  1. ablative masculine/feminine/neuter singular of carēns

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin carentem, accusative singular of carēns.

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Adjective[edit]

carente m or 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.
    Synonym: pobre
  3. (with estar) 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.
  4. (with ser) needy (desiring constant affirmation, lacking in self confidence).

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin carens.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈɾente/, [kaˈɾẽn̪t̪e]

Adjective[edit]

carente (plural carentes)

  1. lacking, devoid

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