lacune

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French lacune.

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Noun[edit]

lacune (plural lacunes)

  1. A lacunar stroke or infarct.
    2018, The New England Journal of Medicine, DOI:10.1056/NEJMoa1802686:
    We compared the efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban [] with aspirin [] for the prevention of recurrent stroke in patients with recent ischemic stroke that was presumed to be from cerebral embolism but without arterial stenosis, lacune, or an identified cardioembolic source.
  2. A lacuna.

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Dutch[edit]

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Hyphenation: la‧cu‧ne

Noun[edit]

lacune f (plural lacunes, diminutive lacunetje n)

  1. a gap
  2. (figuratively) something that is missing

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lacūna. Doublet of lagune.

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lacune f (plural lacunes)

  1. gap
  2. vacuum, empty space
  3. (figuratively) lack; thing that is missing
  4. (usually in the plural) ignorance, shortcoming

Descendants[edit]

  • English: lacune
  • Romanian: lacună

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Italian[edit]

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lacune f

  1. plural of lacuna

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Romanian[edit]

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lacune f

  1. indefinite plural of lacună
  2. indefinite genitive/dative singular of lacună