Die Übersetzung von "scarce" - Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch


adjective uk /skeəs/ us /skeərs/

rare or existing only in small amounts

scarce resources

(Die Übersetzung von "scarce" von Cambridge Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /skeəs/

not many or enough in number

escaso, poco común/frecuente
Paintings by this artist are very scarce
Food is scarce because of the drought.
scarcely adverb

only just; not quite

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

used to suggest that something is unreasonable

¡no esperarás/esperará…!
You can scarcely expect me to work when I’m ill.
scarcity noun (plural scarcities)

(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

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

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