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|English to English translations [PRO]|
Social Sciences - Government / Politics / - contextual meaning
|English term or phrase: the lack of|
|Despite Aliev’s wishes, Turkish and American troops were not permanently stationed in his country, and Azerbaijan was denied direct American aid through the Freedom Support Act because of the conflict with Armenia and ***the lack of democratization.***|
Could you tell me your opinion on the meaning of the highlighted piece? To me the choice is between "the absence of" and "too little of", but it's an important choice :=]
Thank you very much.
|too little of|
difficult to know for sure but
otherwise they probably would have said "a total lack of"
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