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scarcity

noun [S or U]
 
 
/ˈskeəsəti/
a situation in which something is not easy to find or get: a scarcity of sth There is a scarcity of skilled workers in the building sector.
Translations of “scarcity”
in Korean 결핍…
in Arabic نَقص…
in Portuguese escassez, carência, insuficiência…
in Catalan escassetat…
in Japanese 不足, 欠乏…
in Italian scarsità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺乏, 不足, 短缺…
in Russian нехватка…
in Turkish nadirlik, kıtlık, darlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺乏, 不足, 短缺…
in Polish niedostatek…
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