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English definition of “shortage”

shortage

noun [C]     /ˈʃɔːtɪdʒ/
B2 a situation in which there is not enough of something: a shortage of nurses food shortagesScarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
(Definition of shortage noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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