for the want of

for the want of
for (the) want of
: because of not having (something) : because (something) does not exist or is not available

For want of a better name [=since we don't have a better name to use], let's call it “Operation One.”

People are dying for want of medical treatment. [=because they are not getting medical treatment]

The project failed for the want of adequate funding.

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Main Entry:want

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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