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English definition of “shortage”
/ˈʃɔːtɪdʒ/ noun [C]
› a situation in which there is less of something than people want or need: a shortage of sth New Orleans is suffering from an acute shortage of housing. California faces a shortage of college-educated workers that could slow its economic growth. an energy/food/water shortage a labour/skills/staff shortage
no shortage of sth › a lot of something: He has no shortage of ambition or energy. There is no shortage of new land to build on.