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wantage

[ won-tij, wawn- ]
/ ˈwɒn tɪdʒ, ˈwɔn- /
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noun
something, as an amount that is lacking, desired, or needed.
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Origin of wantage

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; want + -age
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