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scarceadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /skeərs/
not available in necessary amounts, or rare: Jobs are scarce.
(Definition of scarce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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scarceadjective

uk   us   /skeəs/
not easy to find or get: Jobs are scarce around here. This is a huge waste of scarce resources.
make yourself scarce informal
to go away from a difficult situation in order to avoid trouble: Things were going badly at the meeting, so he made himself scarce.
(Definition of scarce from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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