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sparse

adjective
 
 
/spɑːs/
SMALL AMOUNT existing only in small amounts over a large area: sparse population/vegetation Scarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
ROOM A room that is sparse contains little furniture and does not seem very comfortable.Scarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
sparsely adverb sparsely populated/furnished
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