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Meaning of “scarcity” - Learner’s Dictionary

scarcity

noun [C, U]     /ˈskeəsəti/
a situation in which there is not enough of something: a scarcity of food/affordable housingScarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
Translations of “scarcity”
in Korean 결핍…
in Arabic نَقص…
in Portuguese escassez, carência, insuficiência…
in Catalan escassetat…
in Japanese 不足, 欠乏…
in Italian scarsità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺乏, 不足, 短缺…
in Russian нехватка…
in Turkish nadirlik, kıtlık, darlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺乏, 不足, 短缺…
in Polish niedostatek…
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