Die Übersetzung von "scarce" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /skeəs/

not many or enough in number

Paintings by this artist are very scarce
Food is scarce because of the drought.
scarcely adverb

only just; not quite

à peine
Speak louder please – I can scarcely hear you
scarcely enough money to live on.

used to suggest that something is unreasonable

sûrement (pas)
You can scarcely expect me to work when I’m ill.
scarcity noun

(a) lack or shortage

a scarcity of work/jobs
times of scarcity.
make oneself scarce

to run away or stay away, especially in order to avoid trouble

As soon as the police arrived, he made himself scarce.

(Die Übersetzung von "scarce" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)