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shortfall

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʃɔːtfɔːl/
the difference between the amount that is needed and the smaller amount that is available: a shortfall in government spendingBudgeting and saving money
Translations of “shortfall”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不足之數, 缺口, 差額…
in Russian дефицит…
in Turkish açık, eksik, noksan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不足之数, 缺口, 差额…
in Polish luka, niedobór…
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