Meaning of “dearth” in the English Dictionary

"dearth" in American English

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dearthnoun [ U ]

us /dɜrθ/

an amount of something that is too small: a lack:

The region is suffering from a dearth of medical specialists.

(Definition of “dearth” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dearth" in Business English

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dearthnoun [ S ]

uk /dɜːθ/ us

a situation when there is not enough of something:

Human Resources managers complain that there is a dearth of talented candidates.

(Definition of “dearth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)