Translation of "shortfall" - English-Spanish dictionary

shortfall

noun uk /ˈʃɔːt.fɔːl/ us /ˈʃɔːrt.fɑːl/

an amount that is less than the level that was expected or needed

déficit, escasez
The drought caused serious shortfalls in the food supply.

(Translation of “shortfall” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)