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The defensive lapses came because of missed assignments and some trouble in transition.
MARYLAND MISSES A CHANCE TO BOOST ITS NCAA TOURNAMENT HOPES WITH A LOSS TO NO. 4 OHIO STATEEMILY GIAMBALVOFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
According to sources who heard the presentation, Wyler used no names and only titles in discussing the management lapses in editing “The Mad, Mad World of Niche Sports.”
EDITOR WHO WORKED ON RUTH SHALIT BARRETT’S RETRACTED ATLANTIC STORY IS NO LONGER WITH THE MAGAZINEERIK WEMPLEJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Despite his decision to delay signing the bill over last-minute objections, the Labor Department said this week that it does not expect people claiming certain federal unemployment benefits to experience a lapse in payments.
19.5 MILLION AMERICANS REMAIN ON UNEMPLOYMENT AT END OF 2020AXIOSDECEMBER 31, 2020AXIOS
Only through lawsuits — and people like being willing to come forward — can the public get a true picture of these lapses in care.
TERRIBLE YEAR, GREAT DISCOVERIES: OUR FAVORITE STORIES OF 2020RANDY DOTINGADECEMBER 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Budget experts said the impact of that lapse would almost certainly be minimal if Congress can approve the government funding deal by the end of the weekend.
GOVERNMENT FUNDING APPEARS LIKELY TO EXPIRE FRIDAY NIGHT AS CONGRESS TRIES TO COMPLETE STIMULUS DEALJEFF STEIN, MIKE DEBONIS, LISA REIN, RACHEL SIEGELDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Due to this regulatory lapse, we believe that NHTSA must now rein in manufacturer’s misconduct through its other enforcement tools.
CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATION FINDS MANY BOOSTER SEAT MAKERS “ENDANGERED” CHILDREN’S LIVES AFTER REVIEW OF “MEANINGLESS SAFETY TESTING”BY PATRICIA CALLAHANDECEMBER 11, 2020PROPUBLICA
At its core, the CSCS is a database of all companies operating in China, complete with lists of each firm’s various regulatory lapses.
BLACKLIST VS. ‘REDLIST’: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT CHINA’S NEW CORPORATE SOCIAL CREDIT SCOREEAMONBARRETTDECEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
The staffers attributed the infections to lapses in safety measures, including a failure of some students to wear masks, violations of social distancing, ventilation problems and insufficient personal protective equipment.
VIRGINIA SCHOOLS PLAN GRADUAL REOPENING AS EVIDENCE OF ONLINE LEARNING GAP PILES UPHANNAH NATANSONDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It acknowledged that past safety lapses had contributed to the fire and another at its warehouse involving batteries.
SKIP, THE FIRST COMPANY TO BRING E-SCOOTERS TO D.C., TO BE ACQUIRED BY COMPETITOR HELBIZLUZ LAZODECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The researchers found heavy media multitaskers suffered a lapse in attention in the moment before they tried to recall how the object in front of them compared to the previous set of objects.
HEAVY MEDIA MULTITASKING MIGHT MAKE YOU MORE FORGETFULKAT ESCHNEROCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO LAPSE

  • curtailment
  • dearth
  • defalcation
  • defect
  • deficiency
  • deficit
  • failure
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • lapse
  • leanness
  • paucity
  • pinch
  • poverty
  • scantness
  • scarceness
  • scarcity
  • shortcoming
  • shortfall
  • tightness
  • underage
  • want
  • weakness
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