Translation of "scarcity" - English-Portuguese dictionary

scarcity

noun uk /ˈskeə·sə·ti/ us /ˈskeər·sə·t̬i/ plural scarcities

a situation in which there is not enough of something

escassez, carência, insuficiência
a scarcity of food
water scarcities

(Translation of “scarcity” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)